The Eisenhower Institute for Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution is based at Independence Community College in Independence, KS. A few years back I visited the college to help the program director Konye Ori launch the program. Here is a video about the program.
By: David J. Smith, April 13, 2015 Independence Community College (ICC) in Independence, KS recently established a certificate in conflict resolution. In an email dated April 10, Konye Ori, associate professor of communications, the program coordinator, wrote “Independence Community College is set to begin its conflict resolution program in the fall of 2015…. We (will) have experts,Continue reading “Independence Community College Establishes Conflict Resolution Program: Dwight D. Eisenhower Institute for Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution”
By: David J. Smith, February 19, 2015 Using peace and conflict education to promote communities that are vibrant and can thrive in the face of economic and social change is a critical objective of peacebuilding work. In working with community colleges, I often learn about the greater community the college serves and help consider ways inContinue reading “Promoting Peace and Conflict Awareness In Small Town America: Independence, Kansas”