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MADISON COLLEGE

Madison College students in Costa Rica during a faculty-led "Renewable Energy for the Developing World" course that
included work on rural electrification projects in Costa Rica.

The first program designed following this model was a
course, "Renewable Energy for the Developing World,"
which included rural electrification projects in Costa Rica:
faculty-led programs in related fields followed.
In 2010 they were able to take this model to a national
stage with support from a U.S. State Department Capacity Building for Study Abroad award, through which
they provided training and best practices in faculty-led
sustainable development service learning programs to
community college faculty from across the United States.
The result was the creation of the Community College
Sustainable Development Network (CCSDN), comprised
of 24 community colleges from Hawaii to Maine. Since
2010, CCSDN has launched 18 new programs in fields
such as renewable energy, engineering, sustainable construction, nursing, and dentistry, among others. 
"Community colleges have a responsibility to provide
their students with the opportunity to engage in trans-

formational experiential learning programs that will help
them to build global competencies and better prepare
them for a global marketplace," Bradshaw says. Today
Madison and the CCSDN network continue to provide
training in best practices for health, safety, and program
development for faculty-led service programs (See http://
madisoncollege.edu/ccsdn.) They have also partnered
with Community Colleges for International Development
(CCID) to provide greater national access to this model.

Meeting the Unique Challenges
of Community Colleges
"The unique challenges of community colleges? Where do I
start?" says Gregory Malveaux, professor of English, collegewide coordinator of study abroad for all four campuses of
Montgomery College in Maryland, and author of Look Before Leaping: Risks, Liabilities, and Repair of Study Abroad
in Higher Education. "First of all, we can't wait for students
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From the Editor
In Brief
Voices
Act Globally
Tradition and History
Health and Insurance
Education Abroad
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
In Focus
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