Sevilay with Don Dedera

Past Meets Future at Photojournalist Visit

Sevilay Kelek, a 2017-2018 CCI participant from Turkey who studied media at Scottsdale Community College, wrote the following reflection. In it she shares her aspirations as a photojournalist, and explains how her CCI exchange year supported her experiences and future goals of becoming a female journalist. Many people have a […]

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CCI alumni in Brazil

CCI Alumni: Making a Difference in their Home Communities

This summer, the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program will release a series of videos that showcases the impact of CCI alumni projects and contributions in their home communities. Over the past several months, a small team of filmmakers from StoryCenter have been making their way around the world to film […]

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Kwame at construction site

CCI Exchange Participants Help Bring Vocational Skills Training to U.S. Community Members

Two Community College Initiative (CCI) Program participants who are studying Applied Engineering at Valencia College this year have been selected for an internship opportunity that is making a significant impression in their U.S. host community. In addition to their academic coursework at Valencia, Kwame Dewortor (Ghana) and Phuti Dipela (South […]

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