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The Registry Collection® Program Expands Exchange Network in the Caribbean with New …



Growing its network in another highly sought-after Caribbean vacation spot, The Registry Collection program also welcomed Hideaway at Royalton …
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Furman confronts slavery past, expands scholarship fund to benefit African-American students



The university announced Monday it would expand a scholarship fund in memory of Joseph Vaughn, the university's first African-American student.
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Furman expands Joseph Vaughn Scholarship to support more South Carolina African-American …



The scholarship fund, now increasing to $1 million in total annual awards, will benefit African-American students attending Furman, particularly …
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Keeping Promises: African-American Young Ladies Summit Expands


Oct. 25, 2018

For the second time this calendar year, DPS organized a summit bringing young African-American women together from across the city for a day of community. The African-American Young Ladies Summit began in Spring 2018 after Dr. Plashan McCune, DPS’s Associate Director of Student Equity and Opportunity, recognized a lack of mentorship, growth and mental health gatherings specifically for African-American female students. The summit – originally organized as an annual event – is now a more frequent meeting throughout the school year to better support these students as they pursue their dreams. Students also had the opportunity to weigh in on attributes and share with Denver Board of Education President Anne Rowe and member Lisa Flores what they would like…

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EU to Boost Support for Central African Republic as Russia Expands Its Role


European foreign ministers agreed Monday to expand the bloc’s support for security and armed forces in the Central African Republic, part of an effort to counter what diplomats fear is a growing Russian role there.

European diplomats have voiced concerns in recent weeks about Russian activity in the country, with some saying Moscow could be seeking a foothold in the region where European countries, especially France, have historical links.

Since 2012, the Central African Republic has been locked in a bloody civil war that has taken increasingly religious dimensions. The country, which has a significant Muslim minority, is a former French colony.

Central African Republic is one of several fragile states in the middle of the continent…

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Grant expands undergrad offerings on Latin America and Caribbean


Political upheaval. Environmental change. Technological innovation. Economic turmoil. Social movements. Refugee crises. Vibrant cultures. Emerging threats to public health.

For years, Cornell faculty and graduate students have immersed themselves in these topics in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Undergraduates? Not as much – but a three-year, $342,000 grant to Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program (LASP) should change that.

“Building Bridges: Integrating the Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences in Undergraduate Latin American Studies” will give students at Cornell, Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), Onondaga Community College in Syracuse and Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York a range of opportunities to get to know a dynamic region of more…

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