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CSSH Endnotes: May 2016

Excerpts from the CSSH website full article found here. Two current CSSH students and one recent alumna have earned Fulbright scholarships. Ester Laaninen, human services and international affairs combined major, was awarded the 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in Colombia. Ester participated in an intensive academic program paired with a substantial service-learning…
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Published On: May 4, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,
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The Finale: Reflection on London Dialogue of Civilization

By Roxanne Anderson I arrived home from Europe last night after a long time away from home. It is great to be back with my family, and I’m excited to see my friends. However, I can’t help but to feel that something is different about me upon my return. I feel more independent, knowledgeable and…
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Published On: June 24, 2016 |
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Bidding adieu to London

By Chrissy Beluk The end of London was nothing short of a whirlwind. There was a unanimous agreement that the month had simply flown by way too quickly. Looking back at it now, I think the reason our group was sad to leave was because of how truly welcomed we felt at our host organizations….
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Published On: June 20, 2016 | Tags: ,,
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My last week in London

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By Roxanne Anderson This past week in London has been great! Despite some cold and rainy weather at the beginning of the week, it has started to finally feel like summer. We have been able to explore even more parts of the city, my internship is going great, and I’m sad that my time here…
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Published On: June 8, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Week in Review

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by Chrissy Beluk With all of us on this dialogue out in various corners of London working at internships in the morning and then separating off to a capstone and intercultural courses in the evening, the entire group is constantly busy. With the spare time, I’ve found myself exploring new neighborhoods, catching up with friends…
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Published On: June 1, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Street art, food and theatre!

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By Roxanne Anderson This first week in London has been a spectacular experience for me. Not only have I made great connections with new and old friends, but I have also found time to explore this city and just some of what it has to offer. My internship at the Irish Chaplaincy has been a…
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Published On: May 25, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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DOC London – First Impressions- Roxanne Anderson & Chrissy Beluk

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Roxanne Anderson, a student in the Human Services Program, and Chrissy Beluk, who is majoring in Sociology and Human Services, are currently on a Dialogue of Civilizations in England. Here, they recount their first days in London. excerpt By Roxanne Anderson: I am on this dialogue as a Human Services student, excited to engage in work…
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Published On: May 19, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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2016 Northeastern Commencement: President Aoun’s Remarks (highlighting Océane Langreney)

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Listen to President Aoun during the 2016 Commencement where at the 8 minute mark where he highlights Océane Langreney’s journey during her time as a Human Services major here.

Published On: May 10, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Education in Zambia: Why My Co-op Matters

Check out this article in The Global Journal by student Shelbe Van Winkle! Out of all the countries I’ve traveled to, studied in, or even lived in, I never thought Zambia would be the one I returned to… that was until I got here. It wasn’t the beautiful orange African sunsets, nor the marvelous wonder…
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Published On: May 9, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Anna Butler’s story featured in The Global Journal

Change Starts With One: The Story of Modzi by Anna Butler Having been a student at Northeastern’s Boston campus for a total of three semesters, the majority of my studies were spent familiarizing myself with the global challenges I sought to alleviate. I strove to create as many experiential opportunities as possible, and was fortunate to…
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NU alumna featured in Huntington News article “Thousands walk to fundraise for sexual assault”

Check out NU alumna Kara Blue quoted in this article from the Huntington News! Walk attendee and Northeastern graduate Kara Blue has dedicated much of her time to rape prevention services. She now works for Transition House, an organization that aims to stop domestic violence. “When I go to their [Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s]…
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