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Internship in Cambodia (Week 4)

January 10, 2017
Category: Student Blogs
Happy New Year!! Unfortunately, this week was less eventful because I spent three days sick. I started feeling bad Sunday night, but I thought I was just dehydrated from climbing the temples all afternoon and I felt a bit better after napping. By Monday morning I still wasn’t feeling right though.…
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Internship in Cambodia (Week 3)

January 5, 2017
Category: Student Blogs
Merry Christmas!!   At work this week, Diane and I prepared and hosted a grantwriting  seminar. We focused on how to finding and  emphasizing common values with the donor and being clear  and concise about what will be accomplished and why. The  idea is that by teaching the process instead of…
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Internship in Cambodia (Week 2)

January 3, 2017
Category: Student Blogs
Hello all, This week I spent no time in the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh and enjoyed the calm, relaxing beach instead. MKK had an employee retreat to Sihanoukville and I was invited along. I was able to work closely with Diane Berthel, which I note because in addition to being a great person…
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Lost in Translation: Internship in Cambodia

December 15, 2016
Category: Student Blogs
Catawba senior Shannon Morton of Millington, Md. is a double major in Economics & Finance and Accounting.  An honors student, she is working on a thesis on microfinance and economic development with Dr. Eric Hake, professor of economics and chair of the Department of Business, serving as the…
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2016 West Scholar Fall Retreat

November 16, 2016
Category: Student Blogs
The 2016 West Scholar Cohort made up of freshmen Carly Boileau, Carissa Cash, Taylor Cielo, Jameson Clanton, Branden Davis, Brittan Hager and Ashley Stencel; sophomore Daniel Morrison; and junior Jacob Crews went on a fall retreat to the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord on October 23-24, 2016.  They were…
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