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Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part VII: A-SMYLE Alumni Serbia

November 19, 2012
By Tara Djelic, A-SMYLE Alumni Coordinator for Serbia 2012-2013 Just like every other summer in the world of YES and A-SMYLE alumni, the summer of 2012 was marked by the change of generations. We received the newest generation of alumni and sent the newest generation of exchange students across the ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part VI: A-SMYLE Alumni Montenegro

November 18, 2012
By Ivan Vuksanovic, A-SMYLE Alumni Coordinator for Montenegro Alumni activities in Montenegro over the summer were very successful.  A summary of some of the activities that took place follows. Alumni meet with the speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament, Ranko Krivokapic (center) In the beginning of June, alumni from Montenegro visited ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part V: YES Alumni Macedonia

November 17, 2012
By Hristina Trifunovska, YES Alumni Coordinator for Macedonia 2011-2012 Many students, when deciding whether or not apply for the YES program, ask what the benefits of the program are.  That question has many answers, but the benefits cannot be felt until one goes on program as a student and comes ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part IV: YES Alumni Kosovo

November 16, 2012
By Perparim Kryeziu, YES Alumni Coordinator for Kosovo 2010-2012 This summer, alumni in Kosovo were involved in some interesting events and initiatives. Perparim Kryeziu '10 receives a certificate for his participation in the MCW Leadership Youth Leadership Retreat in Burlington, VT From July 10th to 18th, Perparim Kryeziu '10 attended ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part III: YES Alumni Bulgaria

November 15, 2012
By Gabriela Veleva, Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria 2011-2012 Photographs from the Month of Photography exhibition on display It still feels like summer here, in Bulgaria, especially if you live by the seaside, but we have to accept that the most exciting season of the year is already over and all ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part II: YES Alumni Bosnia & Herzegovina

November 9, 2012
By Nino Lojpur, Alumni Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Dzenana Brkic ’12 Participants in “Odmor od rata - izhradnja mira” (“War Relief - Building Peace”), a youth summer camp held in Sombor, Serbia, pose for a group photo. What were alumni in Bosnia and Herzegovina up to over the ...

Summer Activites in Southeast Europe Part I: YES Alumni Albania

November 8, 2012
By Linda Bardha, YES Alumni Coordinator for Albania During our summer activities, we had a lot of fun in Albania! In June, we collaborated with the Peace Corps and did an environmental action. We traveled together to the beach in Zvernec and cleaned polluted areas there. Afterwards we discussed other ...