English Conversation Program

The English Conversation Program consists of small groups of international students engaging in English conversations facilitated by native English speakers utilizing the ZOOM platform or meeting in person according to participants’ wishes. This is an hour per week for international students to improve their English language skills, which has shown to lead to increased academic…

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Quilting for Fun and Community

Jenna Merry stands behind geometrical quilt she made

Jenna Merry joined the fall 2021 Quilting for Fun and Community Honors seminar and completed two infant sized quilts which were donated to a refugee families. “I loved putting my sewing skills to work and my crafting-brain to an activity that I could pass on to someone in need,” Jenna said, “and although my work…

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After the Storm

Nicole-Llewellyn with a group of young volunteers

For one week, Nicole Llewellyn ‘21 volunteered in San Juan, Puerto Rico to aid in relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. She painted homes for local residents and cleaned up a school that had been damaged during the hurricane. “Volunteering is certainly about engaging with the community,” according to Nicole, “but it’s also something…

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Sharing Her Home

3 students at an HASA food event

Arts and Sciences student, Denise Magny ’22 has transitioned from secretary to vice-president and finally to president of the Haitian-American Student Association (HASA). “Through creating many social media campaigns and general body meetings,” Denise said, “I have shared and highlighted the rich culture and history of Haiti while also promoting the importance of diversity and…

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