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Category: service learning

Santo Domingo, Here I Come!

By: Amber Brookmire Amber is a graduating senior at the City College of New York, majoring in Anthropology and Jewish Studies. She is participating in the 2012 CCNY-InteRDom Service Learning Program, and will serve as the InteRDom Correspondent in the CUNY system. As I prepare for my month-long adventure to Santo Domingo, I look forward to the people I will meet, the knowledge I will gain and the projects that I will be a part of. The materials and information provided at the orientation session have been a valuable reference in forming my idea of what to expect and how to best prepare. With the patience of my study abroad advisers and the InteRDom team,... Read More

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From a Dream to a Reality

by: Amber Brookmire Amber Brookmire studies Anthropology at The City College of New York. She hopes to participate in InterDom’s service-learning program this June to further develop her cross-cultural studies and improve Spanish language proficiency. I first heard about the InteRDom service-learning program through The City College Study Abroad Office. I had always wanted to study abroad during college, but I didn’t think it was a financial possibility for me. I began to research more information and was amazed by all that I could gain, personally and academically, from the Dominican Republic service-learning program. As a senior, I realized this could be my last chance to have this experience. So, I sat down with the... Read More

Category: service learning

Service Learning Opportunities Grow

Once again this summer students from the City College of New York, as well as students in the whole CUNY system, will have the opportunity to participate in a service learning academic program in the Dominican Republic. Check out the beautiful artwork on the poster announcing the program! For more information, including a downloadable application, copy and paste this link into your web browser: https://www.interdominternships.org/summerprogram/summer01.asp Read More