The 2019-2020 Year in Review

In July 2019, the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program welcomed 142 participants from 12 countries to the United States. After settling into their host cities, the CCI Program began with the Gateway to Success Program (GSP). The GSP is a pre-academic and orientation program that immerses participants in English language […]

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CCI 2018-19 in Sedona

The 2018-2019 Year in Review

In July 2018, the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program welcomed 146 participants from 12 countries to the United States. During the 2018-19 program year, participants engaged in a holistic learning and exchange experience by concentrating on the five pillars of the CCI Program: academics, internships, service learning, cultural exchange, and […]

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The 2017-18 CCI cohort

The 2017-2018 Year in Review

2017-2018 Program Year Highlights In July 2017, the CCI Program welcomed 154 participants from 11 countries to the United States. During the 2017-18 program year, participants came from Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa, and Turkey. Throughout the year, they demonstrated their commitment […]

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BHCC CCI end of year ceremony

Exchange Participants at Bunker Hill Community College Celebrate Personal Achievements and Contributions to Host Community

On Friday, May 12, 2017, twelve CCI students from eight countries celebrated the culmination of a year of hard work engaging in internships, volunteer work, and college coursework at Bunker Hill Community College. They came to Boston from countries such as Colombia, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia, South Africa and […]

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Tayyaba filming

CCI Women Use Media Fields to Share Community Stories

Of the eight academic fields of study currently offered by the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program, media is the third most popular field for the 2016-17 program year. This year, half of the participants enrolled in media studies are women, and for four CCI women studying media at Scottsdale Community […]

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Naik Alam Internship

Naik’s CCI Internship Experience: Enhancing Women’s Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

For the 2016-2017 program year, Community College Initiative Program participants have been hard at work building hands-on professional experience through internships in local U.S. businesses and organizations. Many participants select their internships based on their fields of study or future careers, and for Naik Alam, a business student at Northern […]

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