Alumni Profile Beyond the Classroom: HECUA at 50

Why HECUA? Why Northern Ireland? Why Now?

In this series of HECUA at 50, we will be featuring alumni, consortium members and other community members whose stories weave together to tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going. In this post, we’re highlighting a recent alum. Giorgia Piantanida studied abroad with HECUA’s program Conflict, Peace and Transition […] Read More »

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Beyond the Classroom: HECUA at 50

Our Beginning: Crisis Colony

As we look to our future, we look back on where we have been. In this series of HECUA at 50, we will be featuring alumni, consortium members and other community members whose stories weave together to tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going. In this post, […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile Featured

HECUA Alumna, Pam Costain, Remembers Paul Wellstone

This October 25th is the 18th anniversary of the late Senator Paul Wellstone’s death. Before he became a US Senator, Paul was a professor of political science at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. While on faculty in 1971, Wellstone became a founding board member of HECUA. To honor Senator Wellstone’s legacy and foundational role with […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Chévere Homecoming

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Periodically, we catch up with a HECUA alum and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, or their pursuit of continued education. This month we are delighted to feature Ben Kromash, who studied with HECUA’s Community Internships in Latin […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile: Kevin Walker

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Periodically, we catch up with a HECUA alum and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, or their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email communications@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Hani Mohamed: Leader, Organizer, Student.

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This […] Read More »

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Andy Twiton, Always a Student.

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Becca Carcaterra

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Kara Hakanson: Media Creator

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Minrose Straussman: Curriculum Developer

When I signed up for HECUA-Metro Urban Studies Term (now Inequality in America) in 2012, I was hoping to learn how to put my passion for equity in education into action. The notion of praxis HECUA taught me—the idea that I can put social justice values into action through my work—is something I now use daily as a curriculum consultant and writer, helping organizations design their English language arts, English as a Second Language, and social studies courses. Read More »

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