Feature Story on Yemeni Students in U.S., Washington Post, 2/15/17

By: David J. Smith,  February 16, 2017 A few weeks ago I wrote about my experiences at Northern Virginia Community College working with a group of Yemeni students in the Community College Initiative program (“Supporting Peacebuilders from Conflict Zones,” 1/30/17). The students were featured in an article in today’s print and yesterday’s online edition ofContinue reading “Feature Story on Yemeni Students in U.S., Washington Post, 2/15/17”

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”

Community College Educators Gather in Alexandria, VA to Learn about Global Conflict and Peacebuilding

By David J. Smith, October 25, 2016 The 4th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar was held this past weekend at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.  The seminar hosted 21 educators from Henry Ford College, Santa Monica College, Montgomery College, Massasoit Community College, College of Southern Maryland, Anne Arundel Community College, Sinclair College,Continue reading “Community College Educators Gather in Alexandria, VA to Learn about Global Conflict and Peacebuilding”