Every other year, Assistant Professor of Spanish Sonja Bontrager takes a group of students to Guatemala for the “Guatemala Study and Serve” program, where they speak, learn, and interact with… Continue reading ‘Guatemala Study and Serve’ alumni reception allows new group to prepare for trip
As part of Heritage Month, Sonja Bontrager, associate professor of Spanish at Newman University, presented a Mission Talk on “The ASC’s Mission and the Guatemala Study and Serve” Wednesday, Feb. 17. She… Continue reading Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk
Assistant Professor of Spanish Sonja Bontrager will again guide a group of Newman University students through Guatemala this summer to study the local culture and serve disenfranchised members of the communities. This… Continue reading Newman students to study and serve in Guatemala, El Salvador
This spring Newman University held a full semester long course called the Study Abroad Film Project. In this class, taught by Kylie Brown, students had the opportunity to learn video production… Continue reading Students learn about video production through Study Abroad Film Project Class
Newman University will honor Fall 2011 graduates with a variety of ceremonies set for Dec. 16 and 17.
Newman University officials have announced that alumna and Newbery Medal recipient Clare Sander Vanderpool, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC, will be awarded Doctor of Humane… Continue reading Newman University to award honorary degrees to Newbery Medal recipient, Guatemala missionaries on Dec. 17
Students in the Newman University “Study and Serve in Guatemala” program surpassed their goal of collecting 11,000 new toothbrushes for Guatemalan children this year. Through a campaign called Project SONRISA… Continue reading Students deliver thousands of toothbrushes to Guatemalan children
Newman University students in the Study and Serve in Guatemala project are currently working on intensive language study this week in Guatemala. Their service project for this trip was to… Continue reading Project Sonrisa delivers 11,000 toothbrushes
Newman students currently traveling in Guatemala are safe following the recent eruption of Pacaya Volcano located SW of Guatemala City.