Community College Educator Seminar Planned for April 2017: Media in a Divided Society and Changing World, Registration closes 1/30/17

By: David J. Smith, December 5, 2016 Plans are underway for a community college educator seminar set for April 20-22, 2017 at Northern Virginia Community College/Alexandria on media issues, and how media related topics can be addressed in community colleges.  Titled “Media in a Divided Society and Changing World” the seminar examines the role mediaContinue reading “Community College Educator Seminar Planned for April 2017: Media in a Divided Society and Changing World, Registration closes 1/30/17”

Peace and War & Community Colleges

By: David J. Smith, February 1, 2016 This article appeared in the 2016 Winter edition of the CCID Newsletter.  By David J. Smith, JD, MS Educational Consultant and Peacebuilding Trainer; President, Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc.   The effects of torture, the Islamic State, nonviolent responses to Ferguson, the international refugee crisis, how U.S. foreign assistanceContinue reading “Peace and War & Community Colleges”

Community College Faculty and Global Public Health Experts Meet in Alexandria, VA

By: David J. Smith, April 13, 2015 During April 9-11, 2015  U.S. and Canadian community college faculty from a range of disciplines including nursing, political science, sociology, biology, Spanish, and public health met to consider approaches that can be implemented to advance global public health education.   They were joined by Humphrey Scholars from Rwanda and Cameroon, andContinue reading “Community College Faculty and Global Public Health Experts Meet in Alexandria, VA”