Monday, July 3, 2017

In May, 22 students and 5 faculty/staff headed to Sisak, Croatia to work with high school students. Students from the nursing, communication and engineering disciplines taught lesson plans covering packaging, hydraulics, culture exchange, societal norms, nutrition, smoking and stress. The group also painted the exterior of a local kindergarten and explored Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Jasenovac Concentration Camp, Cigoc stork village, and Vinarija Florijanovic Winery. **We also had an unexpected overnight layover in Amsterdam which led to a few hours of sightseeing the canals and cobbled streets. 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In early May, 6 students and 4 faculty/staff went to Gaborone, Botswana to teach students in local schools. Students from the engineering and public health disciplines taught lesson plans covering recycling, teamwork, bullying, self esteem, geography, rockets, bridge structures and calorie counting, The group also visited the Etali Safari Lodge in South Africa, the Three Chiefs Monument, Botho University, the local market and the Botswana Defense Force Animal Awareness Park.