Soliya and virtual exchange are highlighted as global citizenship initiatives in the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub blog. Read here.
We launched the first iteration of our "Refer a Friend" campaign! This was an electronic effort sent out to our vast community of partners, supporters, volunteers, and alumni to give them a brief organization and field level update, as well as encourage them to spread the word about their experience with and support for virtual exchange. Read the letter here.
Soliya to receive grant from the Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative to expand Virtual Exchange between college youth in the US and the MENA Region
The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative today announced the award of a two-year grant to Soliya, one of 10 new projects funded through a national competition to use virtual exchange to increase cross-cultural understanding and equip young people to participate in a global economy.
Soliya was featured on Spanish TV! Check out this video from RTVE (Radio Televisión Española), with coverage on Soliya beginning at the 6:26 mark: http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/a-punto-con-la-2/apuntola2-innovacion...
Here is the translation into English from Spanish: