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Welcome to the Global Connections blog! This is an informal and interactive space where you can read more about Global Connection’s programs and events and the experiences and perspectives of our volunteers and participants.

If you are a volunteer or participant in any of our programs, and you want to contribute to the blog, contact us. We’d love to hear from you!

The Walk of Life through Happy Valley (Part I)

The Walk of Life through Happy Valley (Part I)

Gaspari Cordova, A Humphrey Fellow from Belize studying Higher Education Administration, Junior Colleges, and Adult Education in the College of Education, Penn State University, introduces this year's Humphrey Fellows and invites others to connect with them.
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Game of the Powerful

Game of the Powerful

Muhammad, Humphrey Fellow from Pakistan studying Higher Education Administration in College of Education, shares his thoughts on his very first football game and explains the similarities to a sport played in Afghanistan.
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The Art of Sharing Culture Through Crafts

The Art of Sharing Culture Through Crafts

Kelly Keefe and Lisa Baumgartner, both long time State College residents, approached Global Connections with the idea of organizing a crafting group where visiting internationals and interested community members could come together to socialize and spend a few hours each month sharing a love of ‘crafting.’
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Getting Globally Connected

Getting Globally Connected

A grad student from India, Chitralekha Beniwal, shares her experiences with various Global Connections programs and events, including Passport on a Plate: Home Edition, the International Speakers Program, and the International Children's Festival.
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