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DC's Leaves of Change representatives with President Don Lovisa

Congratulations to DC’s Leave for Change program participants

Posted: May 5th, 2017

Durham College (DC) is pleased to announce three of its employees have been selected by Uniterra to represent the college as part of the Leave for Change program.

This is the first year representatives from the college will be participating, turning their vacations into short-term leaves and sharing their unique skills and experience to assist with projects in developing countries.

The DC employees are:

  • Dale Burt, professor, Mediation-Alternative Dispute Resolution Graduate Certificate program, School of Justice & Emergency Services
    • In the teaching methodology advisor role, Dale will be training faculty in the School of Economics at Danang University in Danang, Vietnam. She will be using new and interactive teaching approaches, as well as creating and sharing tools, resources and templates for use when designing modern and dynamic teaching plans. Dale will be in Vietnam for the month of July.
  • Cosette Kazarian, SharePoint officer, Communications and Marketing
    • In the marketing and communications advisor role, Cosette will be working with the Ruhunu Tourism Bureau in Galle, Sri Lanka to develop a tourism promotional communications plan, co-ordinate the writing and production of tourism promotional leaflets and e-brochures and support the development of effective web-based promotions among other duties. Cosette will be in Galle in mid-January 2018.
  • Kim Sharpe, program assistant, School of Continuing Education
    • Kim will be working with the National Youth Federation Nepal in Kathmandu, Nepal to foster employability and promote gender equality among youth. Kim will be in Nepal at the end of June.

Congratulations to all three participants.

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