Posts Tagged: Haiti

Reflections from Haiti

In conjunction with International Education Week, the authors will present a talk entitled "Reflections on Haiti" on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. at the Wheelock College Campus Center. For more information, please call 617-879-2447.   On Oct. 25 and 26, we took part in an unprecedented convening of higher education leaders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Led by the University of Massachusetts...

MassBay CC Gets its Largest-Ever Grant; New Program Aims to Boost Haiti Partnership

MassBay Community College was awarded a five-year, $2 million grant under the U.S. Department of Education's Strengthening Institutions Program, which aims to help campuses serve lower-income students by enhancing academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability. The Wellesley, Mass. college also won approval of a three-year Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPS...

Presidents Setting Precedent for Haiti Reconstruction

After the January 2010 earthquake that shook Haiti, President Barack Obama asked former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to lead a fundraising effort to assist the Haitian people. Their response, the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF), helps people and small and medium-sized enterprises in Haiti access the formal business sector and promotes job creation, especially jobs with a direct so...