BBC Mundo featured Luis Guillermo Solís, LACC Interim Director, in the article "No podemos tener otra Venezuela: Si Nicaragua se sale con la suya, marca un precedente nefasto para América Latina." Solís emphasized that Nicaragua is in a critical moment in its history as it approaches elections in November and there are concerns over the recent incarceration of activists as well as pre-candidates and politicians in opposition to President Daniel.
LACC Associate Professor Clinton Jenkins was honored as an FIU Top Scholar during a virtual ceremony with President Rosenberg and Provost Furton. Dr. Jenkins is among the Top Scholars group, comprised of 30 faculty members who generated outstanding work in areas including teaching and engagement, award-winning creative work and significant grants. Congratulations!
FIU undergraduate student Nathalie Saliba is a biology major and has an internship under the supervision of LACC Affiliated Faculty Javier Francisco-Ortega, Professor of Biological Sciences. Nathalie is translating Brother Marie-Victorin's travelogue to Trinidad, Colombia, and Jamaica. Marie-Victorin was a highly noted French Canadian botanist. Nathalie's multidisciplinary work combines botany, history, and modern languages to highlight Marie-Victorin's work in the Caribbean.
A six-week institute for the acquisition of Haitian Creole proficiency and cultural knowledge. FLAS eligible and scholarships available. Open to degree and non-degree seeking students. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Part of LACC's Haitian Studies Program of Excellence.
The Global Gateways Program provides opportunities for pre-service and in-service K-12 teachers to conduct an international teaching practicum at the Gredos San Diego (GSD) International School in Costa Rica. Led by LACC Affiliated Faculty Sarah Mathews, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at FIU. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. By invitation only.
In this seminar, the participating LACC Bolivia High Andes faculty members from Community Colleges and Minority-Serving Institutions will present final projects from the field study and how they will incorporate their experiences from Bolivia in their teaching and research. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Part of LACC's Andean Studies Program of Excellence. For more information, call 305-348-2894.