Alumni in the Peace Corps: Classrooms and Community in Costa Rica

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Ryan Wilkens ’15 fell in love with Costa Rica during his junior year at Gordon, when he spent a semester in San Jose for the Latin American Studies Program. Now he is six months into his two-year Peace Corps term, teaching English at an elementary school.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Community and Diplomacy in Madagascar

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International affairs grad Emma Barclay ’16 is currently a Peace Corps volunteer on the African island of Madagascar as part of her long-term goal to join the United States Foreign Service.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Alex Bostian ’16 Establishes Model UN in Moldova

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When Alex Bostian ’16 arrived in Moldova in early summer, he didn’t speak one word of the language. But by early fall, he was teaching classes in both English and Romanian.

From Elevate Finalist to Bridge Builder to Gordon Student

Finals are over and Christmas break has officially begun. Gordon students have scattered around the world, with all sorts of plans ahead of them. Some will work or visit friends. Others will participate in winter break trips to… Read More

Love at the Border: Balkans Semester Students Meet Syrian Refugees

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Studying in the Croatian capital, Zagreb, the students of the Balkans Semester Program had the unique opportunity to serve refugee families at the Croatian-Slovenian border crossing.