The Melibee Book Club launches in 2014 and Lindsay Manzella tells us why she is excited about our first two books...
Re-entry: Problems and Solutions
#ReentryProblems - This is the Twitter hashtag that our Melibee interns insisted we use to get the word out about a new re-entry tool we're creating. Because re-entry problems exist and as educators we do our best to address them through gatherings, conferences and one on one mentoring. But we're busy...really busy. So, Melibee Global spent the better part of the spring and summer mulling over this topic. We asked ourselves how we could support educators who had little time to creatively address re-entry.
Processing Cross Cultural Experiences through Poetry
How can "non-poets" use poetry to process international experiences?
Lessons Learned from Study Abroad: Challenging Assumptions
"We're not all like that" is a phrase that stays with Melibee intern Drew Webster. His study abroad experience in New Zealand and Scotland forced him to challenge assumptions about others and what US Americans are like...
The Revealing Journey of Re-entry
Who are we when we return from abroad? Katy Rosenbaum explores the re-entry journey and how it impacts our identity.
Demystifying the Other: Tools for International Educators
Our session was described as follows: “Muslim”, “Israeli”, “African”, and “American” – the labels that we use to describe others come with heavy baggage and a tremendous burden.
Interview with Carrie Wagner, Author of Village Wisdom (Part 1)
I didn't realize, until I met Carrie Wagner to interview her about her book "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life," that I have been following Carrie's international career for nearly two decades. While Carrie was in Uganda, I was a graduate intern in Lugano, Switzerland along with Carrie's childhood friend, Bonnie. Bonnie would receive Carrie's letters and would share stories about her friend's time in Uganda with Habitat for Humanity International.
Reflections on Emergency Planning for Advisers of Study Abroad Students in Egypt
Egypt. It IS the news. But when you're a study abroad adviser who had sent students to Egypt for the spring semester, your mind is focused: Safety. Their safety. Comforting and advising parents. Working with the partner institutions abroad. Communication, even when there is no internet.
Reflections on Study Abroad in Rome, Italy
Nicole Zeoli reflects on her study abroad experience at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy.
BEVI: Beliefs, Events and Values Inventory Update from Pennsylvania
Commentary on the BEVI Certification Training - Beliefs, Events and Values Inventory in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, USA.
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