Month: August 2014

NC students participating in an International Field Studies trip over Reading Week teach locals how to build treadle pumps, which use pedal power for greenhouse irrigation.

Student-built treadle pumps plant seed for larger outreach project

Don’t tell Bill MacDonald, or any of the 15 students who returned from their International Field Studies trip to the Dominican Republic with treadle pumps in tow, that their experience is over. To them, it’s only just begun. The Environment and Horticulture professor led students on a 10-day trip over Reading Week with his wife …

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Partnership creates a world of opportunity for NC students

Students and graduates of NC’s hospitality programs will have the opportunity to gain valuable international experience thanks to a partnership that will see NC become the first Canadian school affiliated with Hospitality Connections (HOSCO), a global hospitality network. The Geneva, Switzerland-based HOSCO brings together more than 600 companies with 8,000 students from the 45 top-ranked …

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