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Did your exchange experience change your life? Do you want to explore new cultures from the comfort of your own home? If you are looking for a way to contribute to global peace and understanding, we have a simple solution for you: help a merit-based scholarship student from abroad spend one year in your community! To learn more about how to enrich an exchange student's life, and in turn expand your and your community’s horizons, please click HERE.
Miss Elisabeth Raab, an alumni of the 2010 India Summer Teachers Exchange Educational Seminar, has been recognized as an outstanding educator as one of 15 teachers across the nation to compete in the first Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament. Her competition airs on May 4! See her contestant video here! See when to tune in here! The two week contest extends from May 2 to May 13.
American Councils successfully hosted one of the largest events to connect Russian universities and technology with U.S. universities, companies and capital in Washington, DC on April 13th. The following videos were taken during the Forum, courtesy of Voice of America. These videos are in Russian, but a brief description of each video appears in English next to each link. Video I
A-SMYLE alumni Aleksandr Cakic and Teodora Tasic noticed a problematic trend in their hometown of Leskovac, Serbia: instead of taking action and trying to fix its problems, people were packing up and leaving their community. Aleksandr and Teodora believe one reason for this trend is a lack of ties within the community and very little dedication to making it better. To address this, they envisioned a project to bring everyone together and spark an interest in volunteering that would set an example for future generations. From this vision, their project ACT ON was born.