Results are Tagged with "Community College Initiative Program (CCI)"

2017 CCI Volunteers Help to Revive Historic Orchard

210 CCI students from the 2016-17 academic year and State Department staff volunteered to revive a historic orchard in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in the state of Arizona by planting and caring for trees in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the CCI Program.

A Day in the Life of a CCI Participant

CCI 2016-17 students studying at Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ, share what a day in the life of a CCI participant is like for them in this video which they created.

Students Tell What CCI Means to Them and to Their Careers

CCI programs provide quality educational programs, professional development, employment skills and a first-hand understanding of American society to international young adults.

Arlyn Shares Her Dream of Becoming a Film Director in Her Country

Arlyn de los Santos Aquino of the Dominican Republic focused on film studies during her CCI Program at Scottsdale Community College and also worked for Maricopa (Arizona) Colleges Television.

Daniel With His Head Up

Growing up, the different social classes in Daniel Farris’ home country of Brazil made him feel unequal; his exchange year in the United States. helped him realize he has something valuable to offer.

Opening a Window of Opportunity

A few months after Philomène Kouakou returned to Côte d’Ivoire in Spring 2015, The Children’s House, a play and learning space that she created to provide a safe educational and play space for local children in her hometown of Fresno opened. Philomène’s interest in helping young children through education began when she was in high school.

Harnessing Ambition for the Good

At age 19, Aldonna Purba was already an employee at one of the largest water suppliers in the capital of Indonesia.

Learning to Become a Successful Change Agent

Manish comes from a disadvantaged community in India, but rose in life through hard work and his determination to get a good education.

Not a Year of Life, But Life in a Year

Zulfiqar (Zulfi) Sheth credits his Community College Initiative (CCI) Program for helping him to excel after returning to India as a student and as a delegate to international youth forums addressing global concerns.

An Opportunity for a Brighter Future

CCI helped set Tamryn on the path to achieving her dream of becoming a software developer.