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10/04/2012

Santo Domingo, Fall 2012 Newsletter

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Theater performances, conservation projects, a visit to the Colonial Zone - the students of the CIEE Santo Domingo Liberal Arts program have been busy.

Catch up on their activities, peruse photos, and read essays and profiles on resident staff in this fall newsletter.

Download Santo Domingo LA Newsletter Fall 2012

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09/20/2012

Buenos Aires: A Day of Community Service

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This August, students participating in fall Liberal Arts program in Buenos Aires, were invited to be part of an emotive celebration of the “día del niño”, with the community of the Community Center of Barrio Mitre. 

Traditionally, Argentina holds a day celebrating children each August, when they receive gifts from their families and celebrate together. This day is not only especial, but also very expected by kids form all ages: they really want to spend and amazing day of games and activities where they are the guests of honor.  

Read the full story, here.

 

 

09/14/2012

'Sports and Society' Summer 2012 Newsletter

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Take a look back at the inaugural semester of semester of ‘Sports and Society: Baseball in Context’ in the Dominican Republic. The six-week summer program examines the impact of sports on the culture, identity, and society of DR, which, per capita, has produced more professional baseball players than any other country.

Download the newsletter and find photos, features on prominent figures in Dominican baseball, and essays exploring the program's themes.

Also, be sure to check out the new program blog and web page to learn more about 'Sport and Society' and apply!

 

05/29/2012

Living the DReam - Santiago Service Learning Newsletter

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The seven members of the CIEE Service Learning program in Santiago, DR share their community-based research and reflect upon their experiences in the field in this end-of-the-semester newsletter.

Download this edition of 'Living the DReam' below, and read all their stories!

 Download DR Final Newsletter

05/16/2012

Santo Domingo, Spring 2012 Newsletter

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The Santo Domingo, Spring 2012 Newsletter is here! The publication features updates and photos from both students and faculty. This issue covers internships, volunteering, excursions and the 25th Anniversary celebration of CIEE programing in Latin America!

Click on the link below to download the issue:

Download CIEE Santo Domingo Liberal Arts Newsletter II Spr 2012

05/14/2012

Monumental Moments, Spring 2012

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The latest issue of Monumental Moments has arrived! The publication chronicles the work of CIEE participants studying liberal arts in Santiago, DR. This issue covers service learning, rural work retreats and a farewell Fiesta.

Click on the link below to download the issue:

Download May 2012 Vol 8 No 4

05/10/2012

Inauguration of Santiago Recycling Center

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Niños con una Esperanza, partner organization of the CIEE Service-Learning program in the Dominican Republic, is starting the first community-based recycling center in Santiago. The project is being funded, in part, by a CIEE Ping Grant. Members of the Service-Learning program were on hand for, and acknowledged during, the center´s inauguration! 

Read the local news article and view pictures from the event, here!

05/01/2012

CIEE Scholarships to 18 U Wisconsin Students

Eighteen University of Wisconsin–Madison students have been awarded CIEE study abroad scholarships. Applied to upcoming summer and fall programs, these awards will cover a combined total of $30,500.

Fifteen of the awardees received CIEE’s Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Scholarship, two have received the Robert B. Bailey Scholarship and one received a John E. Bowman Travel Grant.

Read more about the scholarship winners, here.

04/27/2012

A Parent's Experience Abroad

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After a visit to Santiago, where her daughter is studying with CIEE, writer Peggy Sturdivant reflected on both her time, and her daughter’s growth, abroad in a piece published in Washington’s Ballard News-Tribune.

Read the article, here