» Competition 24 - Mary Street Jenkins

University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Partner: Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

“Building North-South Mobility in the Americas through Team-based Programs in Service Learning: A Proposal to Expand Exchange and Educational Cooperation between University of Arkansas (UA) and Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)”

The University of Arkansas (UArk) and Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) will extend their bi-directional commitment to ensuring participation of student groups underrepresented in study abroad programs.  UArk will carry out a bi-national project to expand the curriculum and sustainability of both programs.  A principal objective of this program includes a new short-term summer program for UPAEP students with service-learning components of community engagement. An additional initiative will be “student teams” component that is central to achieving north-south student mobility, educational cooperation, and institutional capacity at both universities.

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