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A Bridge to Belize: Learning Leadership Abroad with Darien Ripple

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM EDT

Join BeMore for the first Leadership Cafe of the semester! A Bridge to Belize: Learning Leadership Abroad with Darien Ripple will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the Business Center Room 135 from 4pm-5:15pm. A Bridge to Belize is a short-term study abroad that is grounded in an experiential learning model focusing on environmental sustainability. Darien will share his experiences of Belize, speak about how traveling abroad can help enhance your leadership skills, and provide information for student interested in Experiential Learning. *Coffee and dessers will be served.*

Darien Ripple is the new Experiential Learning Program Manager at the University of Baltimore. Prior to accepting his position at UB in the spring of 2014, he was at Chandler Gilbert Community College serving as a philosophy faculty member, coordinator of the Sustainability and Ecological Literacy program, and the Director of the Environmental Technology Center. Darien has received a variety of scholarly grants, including a Fulbright Scholarship to study globalization in Mexico and Belize, Perkin’s Work Place grant studying ground water contamination, and a Maricopa Institute for Learning Fellowship. BeMore is delighted to have Darien Ripple present for the first Leadership Cafe!