Year: 2016

WACH BOARD MEMBER DR. GARCIA-DOMINIC AUTHORS FIRST LATINO-HISPANIC CANCER BURDEN REPORT

Dr. Oralia Garcia Dominic, a member of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg’s board of directors, lead a team of experts to compile the first Latino-Hispanic Cancer Burden Report that was released Friday at a press conference at the State Capitol.  Dr. Garcia was part of a team that included Dr. Eugene J. Lengerich, a …

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Thanks to Dr. Shirley Warshaw!

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg thanks Dr. Shirley Warshaw for an excellent presentation of “This Crazy Election Year!” held July 19 at the Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill. Dr. Warshaw walked through the electoral map and concluded the signs currently point toward a victory for Democrats. But it’s a crazy election year, and anything …

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CONGRATULATIONS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2016 INTERNATIONAL YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE

THANKS TO ALL ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS of the 4th Annual International Young Leaders Conference and Career Fair Tuesday, August 2, 2016  Harrisburg University POLITICAL POLARIZATION AND POKEMON! See Video of Intern Presentations! Sponsors Included: Students participated in  panel discussions, simulations, and breakout activities on how global polarization has developed and how games like Pokemon can be part of the …

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Paths to Peace – 2016 International Peace Symposium!

THANKS TO ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE’S  CENTER FOR GLOBAL PEACE AND UNDERSTANDING TO IMAM MOHAMAD BASHAR ARAFAT Founder and President  Civilizations Exchange and Cooperation Foundation  Baltimore, MD AND ALL OF THE SPEAKERS AND HONORED GUESTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2016 INTERNATIONAL PEACE SYMPOSIUM! PATHS TO PEACE At Home and Beyond  Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 MYERS HALL/SUSQUEHANNA ROOM Elizabethtown …

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Congratulations- Harrisburg Academy Team!

Congratulations to the Academic WorldQuest team from Harrisburg Academy that competed in the 2016 National Academic WorldQuest competition held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. April 22-23.  The team, which won the regional competition sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, included: Wesley Sheker  Austin Dean James Thompson David May

Hot Topics Tea: Troubles in Turkey

THANKS TO OUR SPEAKERS!  HOT TOPICS TEA – TROUBLES IN TURKEY! Dr. Y. Alp Aslandoga, Executive Director-Alliance for Shared Values Dr. Chris Dolan, Lebanon Valley College  Dr. Juliette Tolay, Penn State Harrisburg April 30, 2016 4.30 – 6.00 pm Turkish Cultural Center 500 North Third Street, 7th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17101

ANNOUNCING 4TH ANNUAL TORCH AWARDEES!

2016 TORCH OF GLOBAL ENLIGHTENMENT & GLOBAL SCHOLARS AWARDS 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – Widener University School of Law   Join the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg to celebrate the achievements of individuals, organizations and educators that exemplify the ideals of inclusiveness, respect for diversity, multiculturalism and interfaith dialogue. The Council also will honor this year’s Global Scholars, local …

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