Reflections on 2013

As the year comes to a close, the number of community colleges promoting peacebuilding continues to grow.    American and Canadian community colleges with identifiable programs or initiatives stand at 30 with efforts initiated in the past year at Green River Community College (WA) and Austin Community College (TX).  In addition, existing initiatives are planning moreContinue reading “Reflections on 2013”

Conflict in Egypt, Policy Issues Related to Syria, and Peace Pedagogy Emphasized on First Day of Seminar

The first day of the seminar “Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding” brought together 29 community college professionals from around the U.S.   Washington, DC based presenters emphasized current global conflicts, policy considerations, experiential learning, and peace pedagogy. Daryn Cambridge, a peace scholar from American University, provided core understanding and frameworks for peace education. NathanContinue reading “Conflict in Egypt, Policy Issues Related to Syria, and Peace Pedagogy Emphasized on First Day of Seminar”

Preparations Underway for Peacebuilding Community College Seminar in Maryland

Starting on Saturday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 15, 2013  community college faculty from across the U.S. with gather at Montgomery College in Germantown, Maryland to explore global issues of peace and conflict.   The program titled “Teaching About Global Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Seminar for Community College Faculty” is a joint effort of Montgomery CollegeContinue reading “Preparations Underway for Peacebuilding Community College Seminar in Maryland”