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Community Partner Feature: InquilinXs UnidXs por Justicia – United Renters for Justice

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 12-15 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. Meet InquilinXs UnidXs Por […] Read More »

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Community Partner Northern Ireland

Community Partner Feature: The Rainbow Project

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 12-15 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. As Pride month comes […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Community Partner

Community Partner Feature: Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 15-20 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. The Chicago Avenue Fire […] Read More »

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We say his name, George Floyd

We say his name, George Floyd. There aren’t words to encompass the grief and outrage we feel after the murder of another black member of our community. For too long, our government has sanctioned the lynching of black lives. Black lives matter. We recognize our own complicity in a white supremacist system that supports police […] Read More »

Making Media Making Change Student Blogger Study USA

On The Story Of Us

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Darby Ottoson (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Making Media, Making Change this spring. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Strategic Communication, minoring in Environmental Sciences, Policy, Management, and […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Goodbye HECUA!

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Eleanor Giese is HECUA’s student blogger for Art for Social Change this spring. They are a student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in art, minoring in social justice. Read on for their last […] Read More »

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Northern Ireland Student Blogger

Exploring Languages Near and Far: Creating My Independent Study Project

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. AV Lee-A-Yong is HECUA’s student blogger for the Conflict, Peace, and Transition program in Northern Ireland this spring. Ze is a student at Swarthmore College, majoring in peace and conflict studies, minoring in psychology. Read […] Read More »

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Making Media Making Change Student Blogger Study USA

Making Media, Making Change, Making Do

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Darby Ottoson (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Making Media, Making Change this spring. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Strategic Communication, minoring in Environmental Sciences, Policy, Management, and […] Read More »

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New Zealand Student Blogger

Reflecting on Wellington: Finding Appreciation Amidst Change

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Samantha Johnson is HECUA’s student blogger for New Zealand: Culture and the Environment this spring. She is a student at Hamline University, majoring in Environmental Studies and Global Studies, minoring in Chinese. Read on for […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Making adjustments and moving forward

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Eleanor Giese is HECUA’s student blogger for Art for Social Change this spring. They are a student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in art, minoring in social justice. Read on for their next […] Read More »

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