August 21, 2014 - Dr. Margarita Rose, professor and chair of the economics department at King’s College, led a team of 12 educators and college students this summer to study models of education in Uganda, Africa.
The four-week trip, funded in part by a grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, is titled “Learning from Uganda.”
“Each of our group members processed in his or her own way what this month-long experience in Uganda had meant, how it had impacted our lives, and how it would impact our students and our communities in the future,” Dr. Rose said. “There’s no doubt in my mind that each group member has been ‘changed for good.’”
A blog written by trip participants while they were in Uganda is available at http://www.kings.edu/news_and_events/uganda_blog.
The group will display photographs from their trip from Aug. 25, through Sept. 26 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Pictured seated, from left, is Dr. Noreen O’Connor and Megan Borsuk; King’s College faculty members; Katie Brunwasser, King’s student, and Katie Frain Shippensburg University student.
Pictured standing, from left, is Brother Stephen LaMendola, C.S.C., King’s College administrator; Paula Longo and Brian Dugas, teachers from Bear Creek Community Charter School; Erin McDonough, teacher in Blue Ball Elementary School; Andita Parker Lloyd, teacher at Meyers High School; and Dr. Margarita Rose, King’s faculty member and project director for trip.
Absent from photo is Maria Zangari, University of Scranton student; and Katherine Cryan, King’s student.