CHC Alumnus Encourages Job Applications

Link to apply online: http://fundforequality.org/fundjobs2.html

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Morgan Chase here, 2014 grad.  I was just reaching out because since graduating from IUP I’ve been working with a non-profit called the Fund for Equality. The Fund partners with the Human Rights Campaign to win hard-fought campaigns to protect LGBTQ equality.

This fall/winter/summer, Fund for Equality is tackling some big issues, and we’re looking for people ready to make real change happen. As far as HC questioning goes we’re more on the “Therefore what should we do?” side of things.

 

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Faculty-led Summer 2017 Course Field Study in India!

 

 

153965-004-8e1fd8f0This Special Topics course will explicitly incorporate field observations in two Indian cities – Kolkata and Darjeeling – to explore and understand urbanization trends and the complexity of environmental problems. Contemporary Indian cities offer some excellent case studies to observe problems and conflicts that arise with economic change and globalization influences in developing world countries. In the Kolkata, we will explore issues of 1) wetland preservation in the urban fringe; and 2) redevelopment of abandoned jute factories in the urban core. In Darjeeling, we will explore forested slopes and tea gardens as impacted by climate change challenges. We will ride the UNESCO world heritage toy-train through the Himalayas with a view of Mount Everest. Field exercises will utilize GPS and other tools to gather data for mapping and analysis.

When?  June 1, 2017 – June 20, 2017 (Tentative, ±3 days based on flight fare)

Where? Kolkata and Darjeeling

Program Fee: $1,950 excluding airfare (prices may be reduced depending on enrollment)

Please visit iup.studioabroad.com and apply for Faculty-Led: India Geo/Reg. Planning Field Study

Please join us for an informal Information Session on Tuesday, Nov 1st from 5:00 PM in the HSS Building,  Room 413

PASSHE SUMMER HONORS PROGRAM: BELIZE

 

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The Passhe Summer Honors Program is offering a summer abroad in Belize from May 25, to June 12, 2017!

This 6-credit interdisciplinary honors summer course examines Belize, a small developing country in Central America. After an intensive campus experience at Mansfield University, we spend two weeks travelling through Belize, where we experience first-hand the challenges of development, interview a variety of Belizeans, and prepare a field research project.

This course involves an integrated approach to the study of Belize. In particular, we examine four inter-related themes: The Political System, Globalization, Eco-tourism, and Social diversity.


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