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Hello from Bali!

Danny Kern, @dannykernPhotography

December 11, 2015

Filed under Travel

The point I am trying to make is that traveling teaches us more than we’d ever expect. By placing yourself in a new environment, you force yourself to be engulfed by information that you would not find back home where you are oh so comfortable seeing and doing the same things over and over again.

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South Africa: a service learning class actualized

Henry Phillips, Contributor

December 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Travel

During the trip students are engaged with many local community improvement projects. These projects range from playdates with children in orphanages, to helping improve local infrastructure by painting schools, repairing netting on gardens used for growing marketable crops and more. Even the small things we do in the local communities bring hope, smiles and new friendships.

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ODAL 101 Conquers the South Fork

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Outdoor, Travel

  After completing the first trip of the Outdoor Adventure Leadership 101 class, backpacking, 21 students continued the course with their second trip on Sept. 18, which encompassed team building through whitewater raft... Read more »

ODAL 101 class sea kayaks at Tomales Bay

March 25, 2015

Filed under Travel

Over the weekend of February 27 - March 1, the six students in this spring’s ODAL 101 class traveled to Tomales Bay in Point Reyes National Seashore for a weekend of sea kayaking. They spent three days and two nights kayaking... Read more »

SNC students fly to help South African communities

May 11, 2014

Filed under Community, News, Travel

SNC South Africa Aid  A group of Sierra Nevada College students are going to South Africa to help develop Hananani Primary School in Dixie Village, which is in desperate need of some attention. The group needs help with f... Read more »

Student Q&A with Holden Bibas

October 23, 2013

Filed under Student Profiles, Sustainability, Travel

Name: Holden Bibas Age: 18 Year: Freshman Hometown: Marin County, California Major: Business & Sustainability   When freshman Holden Bibas was 17, he went to Haiti for two months to practice and teach sustainable living and... Read more »