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InteRDom Travels to New Orleans for Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference

“It Takes a Campus and More: The Faces of Education Abroad,”is this year’s theme for The Forum on Education Abroad Conference.  InteRDom representatives will attend the 11th annual conference from March 25-27, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Forum on Education Abroad (FEA) is a non-profit organization recognized as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for the field of education abroad. This will be the first time InteRDom has participated in this important conference on education abroad. The Forum poses questions to be discussed and explains the theme for this year's conference, by stating: “The value of education abroad for students is undisputed among education abroad professionals. It is the transformative potential of education abroad that inspires their work. However,... Read More

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AAPLAC Conference Concludes With Dinner and Excursion

After 4 days of intensive working sessions, riveting speakers, cultural workshops and excursions and a lot of networking and exchange of ideas, the 26th Annual Conference of the Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) drew to a close on Saturday, February 21st with a final cultural excursion to the historic ruins of Boca de Nigua sugar plantation in the southwestern part of the Dominican Republic. The Boca de Nigua trip is the final of the cultural activities included in the program, which began with a guided tour through the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo.  Participants also heard a workshop on the Dominican Carnival from renowned historian and cultural expert Dagoberto... Read More

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26th Annual AAPLAC Conference Opens in Santo Domingo

On the evening of February 18, 2015 more than 75 local and international education and exchange professionals gathered in the auditorium of Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode) in Santo Domingo to officially open the 26th Annual Conference of the Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC).  The event marked the beginning of a 4-day conference for representatives of international exchange programs to discuss the theme “Preparing Today’s Students to Uncover Local Realities in Latin America and the Caribbean.” After a brief welcome and introduction to one of the Foundations’ newest student exchange initiatives, the Global Dominican Academic Exchange Program (GDAE), InteRDom, GDAE and Fellows program manager Mandy Sciacchitano announced the... Read More