Co-op Reflections

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Notes from Ghana: Warming Up

Series

SFU Co-op student Neil Nunn may be the one grain of rice that can tip the scale toward improving the earth. His determination shines through both of his self-directed work terms: first with Nechako Reforestation in Prince George and most recently working in Ghana with a local community school.

By: Neil Nunn 5016 reads | 0 comments
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Improving the Earth: Part Two

Volunteering

Neil Nunn, a third year Geography student specializing in environmental studies is passionate about environmental, developmental and social justice issues. In this article, the second of a series, Neil discusses the issue of deforestation and shares his co-op adventures at a community school in Ghana.

By: Neil Nunn 4964 reads | 0 comments
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Improving the Earth: Part Three

Improving the Earth

Neil Nunn, a third year Geography student specializing in environmental studies is passionate about environmental, developmental and social justice issues. In this article, the second of a series, Neil discusses the issue of deforestation and shares his co-op adventures at a community school in Ghana.

By: Neil Nunn 6593 reads | 0 comments
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Improving the Earth: Part Four

International

Neil Nunn, a third year Geography student specializing in environmental studies is passionate about environmental, developmental and social justice issues. In this article, the second of a series, Neil discusses the issue of deforestation and shares his co-op adventures at a community school in Ghana.

By: Neil Nunn 5656 reads | 0 comments
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Improving the Earth: Part Five

Series

Neil Nunn, a third year Geography student specializing in environmental studies is is passionate about environmental, developmental and social justice issues. In this article, the second of a series, Neil discusses the issue of deforestation and shares his co-op adventures at a community school in Ghana.

By: Neil Nunn 4076 reads | 0 comments
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Challenges and Benefits of an Out-of-town Co-op

Co-operative Education

Adam Keizer, an Environmental Science major, was one of the nominees for the 2006 SFU Co-op Student of the year.  In the following article, Adam provides a personal account of his experience on a Co-op term in the rocky tundra of the far north, housed in a camp with only thirty other people.

By: Adam Keizer, 4280 reads | 0 comments
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Ly's International Co-op Story

Co-op Reflections

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 4946 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 1

Africa

Darryn DiFrancesco, Communication student from SFU is volunteered in Lenana, Kenya as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator for the Global Volunteer Network. In this article,  the first in a series, Darryn discusses her first impressions of volunteering in Africa.

By: Darryn DiFrancesco 4287 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 2

International

Darryn Difrancesco is currently volunteering as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator with  Global Volunteer Network located in one of many Kenyan slums, in a small community called Lenana, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Nairobi. In this article, Darryn shares her insights to the beauty, the corruption and the desperation of people of Lenana.

By: Darryn Difrancesco 3861 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 3

Africa

Darryn Difrancesco is currently volunteering as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator with  Global Volunteer Network located in one of many Kenyan slums, in a small community called Lenana, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Nairobi. In this article, the third of a series, Darryn shares her frustrations of corruption and denial.

By: Darryn Difrancesco 3743 reads | 0 comments
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