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AMERICAN COUNCILS ANNOUNCES MR. LORNE CRANER AS ITS NEXT PRESIDENT

June 21, 2017    americancouncils, newpresident, president
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            The Board of Trustees of American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that Mr. Lorne Craner will succeed Dr. Dan E. Davidson to become the second President of American Councils, effective July 5, 2017. The Transition Committee of the Board carried out ...

2017 Balkan Insider Tour an "Unmatched Journey" Through Bulgaria and Macedonia

June 16, 2017
Boating at the springs of the Crni Drim river in Sveti Naum, Macedonia
Lunch break at the Puldin Restaurant in Plovdiv, Bulgaria Contemplating by Orpheus’ symbolic grave in Tatul, Bulgaria Getting the feeling of the Black Sea, Varna, Bulgaria Ancient city of Heraclea, Bitola, Macedonia Boating at the springs of the Crni Drim river in Sveti Naum, Macedonia Enjoying the breeze by the ...

Welcome home YES generation 2016/2017, Bulgaria

June 16, 2017
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By Rumyana Yotova, program and administrative assistant, AC Bulgaria  After more than 10 months in U.S. the eighth generation Bulgarian participants in YES program arrived home on June 16th. Ten students from different cities in Bulgaria was selected for scholarship and spent one academic year living with American host family ...

FROM PHYSICS TO MUSIC: ABSTRACT WRITING WORKSHOP FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH

June 9, 2017    JFDP
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              On June 8, 2017, dr Jelena Runić of Johns Hopkins University conducted a successful two-hour workshop called "FROM PHYSICS TO MUSIC: ABSTRACT WRITING WORKSHOP FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH" at Američki kutak Beograd - American Corner Belgrade for general audience and A-SMYLE/FLEX alumni. ...

Lessons Learned Abroad

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By: Maeve Brind'Amour YES Abroad, 2016-17 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina If I was asked last year to point out Bosnia and Herzegovina on a map, I wouldn’t have been able to. As I’m now nearing the tenth month of my exchange in Bosnia, it’s hard to believe that a country ...

The final countdown - end of year orientation for YES abroad students in Bulgaria

June 1, 2017    Bulgaria, yes abroad
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By Rumyana Yotova, program and administrative assistant, AC Bulgaria It’s been almost 9 months since the first generation YES abroad students arrived in Bulgaria. I still remember the excitement that we the AC staff together with the host families experienced while waiting for Rachel, Elijah and Sophia to arrive at ...