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Viviana Kabbabe-Thompson gives poster at national conference

Viviana Kabbabe-Thompson gives poster at national conference

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Viviana Kabbabe-Thompson, director of multicultural affairs, gave a poster presentation titled “Sankofa Spring Break Trips” at the Students Affairs Administrators in High Education (NASPA) annual national conference in Chicago March 8. She instituted the concept of Sankofa trips at North Central College and has led trips each spring break for three years. Her presentation highlighted the fact that North Central is the only school program that has taken the Sankofa principle and applied it to various cultural groups.


Spring Break Sankofa experience heads to San Antonio March 17-27

Spring Break Sankofa experience heads to San Antonio March 17-27

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This year’s Sankofa service trip, titled “Remember the Alamo,” will take seven students to San Antonio, Texas, where they'll explore a part of American history to better understand current day situations, various cultural groups that live there, and society's responsibilities to those groups. The Office of Multicultural Affairs, led by director Viviana Kabbabe-Thompson, is sponsoring this service trip March 17-27. Students will visit the sites of the Alamo (photo), the Mexican-American War, San Jose missions, museums and the original borders of Mexico.


Alumni who were eyewitnesses to King share experiences: noon Jan. 18

Alumni who were eyewitnesses to King share experiences: noon Jan. 18

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