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BHA Recap

About a month into the semester, the Class of 2017 decided to partner with the Burlington Housing Authority in order to begin developing our local project. We decided to work with BHA’s after school program and create lesson plans related to sustainable agriculture and healthy living. We began sending 3 to 4 members of our group to the site once … Continue Reading

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2017s: Week 2

After getting settled into the spring semester, we are excited about where we are headed as Pericleans! The newest addition to our classroom dynamic is  committees. Our committees are: events, grant-writing, alumni relations, social media, steering committee, social, and the “committee on committees.” We started out class giving brief updates on the work all the committees are doing. While we … Continue Reading

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This Week’s Classes: Class of 2017

This week, our class began presenting on the various topics that we have been researching for the past month. The first group to present focused on the culture of Namibia. We heard a wide variety of interesting facts, as well as the history of the different tribes in Namibia. I think that it is so interesting that there is a … Continue Reading

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Melanie Mackin Introduction

Hi, my name is Melanie Mackin and I am from Long Island, New York. I am a Finance/Accounting double major with a minor in Economics. On campus I am involved in relay for life, club volleyball, the Pendulum, and Greek life.  During my fall semester of last year I had the wonderful opportunity of having Carol talk to my global … Continue Reading

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