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Celebrating Learning in Community!

Apr 11
Oliver Ferguson, International Programs Coordinator

This year's International Development and Global Nutrition students recently completed their Learning in Community course as a part of their semester abroad at Njala University. Students studying agribusiness worked with the Animal Production Division at Njala, analysing layer production in the poultry unit. The Global Health and Nutrition program conducted a survey of nutritional profile of mothers and children in the village surrounding the Njala campus.


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Cooking the Sierra Leone Way

Apr 1
Oliver Ferguson, International Programs Coordinator

Rosie is the head of the home science department at Njala University. Anne Kelly (ACE) went to her house to learn how to cook the Sierra Leone way. Anne and I are at Njala University as a part of the University of Illinois’ semester abroad programs. I am studying Global Health and Nutrition and Anne is studying International Development and Agribusiness.


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From an ACE Student at KU Leuven in Belgium

Apr 1
Theresa Miller, Visiting Academic Advisor and Marketing Coordinator

I am studying abroad in Leuven, Belgium at the KU Leuven School here.  I love it out here!  The city is similar to a college campus except for one major difference.  The culture and history here is so rich and beautiful.  All of my classroom's buildings have some of history to them.
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Ready to Impact

Mar 27
Jessa Barnard, Visiting Experiential Learning Coordinator and Academic Advisor

By Grant Bale and Wyatt Bradshaw 

[ACE 199 Experiential Study Tour to Washington, DC | Spring Break 2014]


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A Filling Day

Mar 26
Jessa Barnard, Visiting Experiential Learning Coordinator and Academic Advisor

By Joseph Melisi

[ACE 199 Experiential Study Tour to Washington, DC | Spring Break 2014]


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Alumni Connections in Washington DC

Mar 26
Jessa Barnard, Visiting Experiential Learning Coordinator and Academic Advisor

[ACE 199 Experiential Study Tour to Washington, DC | Spring Break 2014]


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Whiteout at the White House

Mar 25
Jessa Barnard, Visiting Experiential Learning Coordinator and Academic Advisor

Written by Veronica Lesny and Fionna Millett

[ACE 199 Experiential Study Tour to Washington, DC | Spring Break 2014]


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Day One in the District

Mar 24
Jessa Barnard, Visiting Experiential Learning Coordinator and Academic Advisor

By Paul Bruins and Jessa Barnard


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ACE Means LEADERSHIP

Mar 11
Theresa Miller, Visiting Academic Advisor and Marketing Coordinator


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The Value of Networking

Mar 11
Theresa Miller, Visiting Academic Advisor and Marketing Coordinator

by ACE Ambassador Michael Courtney

In my experience, it is sometimes not what you know, but who you know which gets you to interviews and jobs offers. Not to say that your degree or experiences are not important, but so often, it is your network of contacts that open the door for you at all. Networking is an essential business skill which professionals, especially those fresh out of college, should utilize and take advantage of.


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