Year: 2017

CONGRATULATIONS, CEDAR CLIFF! 2017 ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST WINNERS IN HARRISBURG

Congratulations to students of Cedar Cliff High, winners of the 2017 Academic WorldQuest Competition sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg. Winners are: Teacher Angela Camps  and  students —  Patrick Yohe, Aidan Moretz, Nada Rahmouni and Avery Peiffer. The 2017 Academic WorldQuest Competition of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg on Saturday, April 1 at Elizabethtown College.   Second-place …

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Educators, Activists & Humanitarians–2017 Torch Honorees!

CATE BARRON KEYNOTES “TORCH AWARDS”   The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg celebrated the achievements of individuals, organizations and educators in advancing issues of global importance during ceremonies on May 18, 2017 at Harrisburg University.  Awards were presented for efforts to advance international education,  environmental sustainability, international law, human rights and support for refugees and immigrants. The event …

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Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca – 2017 Torch Award Honoree

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca  – 2017 Torch of Global Enlightenment Award Honoree: On Southeastern Europe, Peace-building Words and Photography by Skye McDonald Professor by day, humanitarian and United Nations advocate also by day. Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca, associate professor of political science and director of the international studies minor at Elizabethtown College, has an ever-lasting passion for …

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Welcome HACC!

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg welcome Harrisburg Area Community College to our globally enlightened family of institutional supporters. HACC just became the latest educational institution to join as a corporate member.  Welcome HACC!  We look forward to seeing your students and interns and helping us to connect Pennsylvania’s Capital Region to the World! Thanks …

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Congratulations to Winners of 2017 Poetry & Storytelling Competition!

ANNOUNCING WINNERS OF 2017 INTERNATIONAL POETRY &  STORYTELLING COMPETITION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CLICK HERE FOR COPY OF ONLINE JOURNAL! FIRST PLACE: YI LIN – CUMBERLAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL We Are Humans SECOND PLACE: RACHEL WONDER – CUMBERLAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL Peace by Peace THIRD PLACE: EMILY HELLWIG – SUSQUEHANNOCK HIGH SCHOOL Train of Thought …

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