REI-Vietnam News

Doubling REI Impact at Vietnamese Campuses

by REI-Vietnam |

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The REI-Vietnam Cultural Exchange Program in Hanoi has grown from a single location from 2011-2013 to multiiple locations in 2014, now taking place not at just one, but at two universities in Hanoi. REI’s veteran staff members, Dr. Jeff Stebbins and Bob Motsay, coordinated two student teams to the University of Language and International Studies (ULIS) and the National Economics University (NEU) in Hanoi from May 23 to June 17. Jeff accompanied the ULIS team (Melissa Crockett, Travis Williamson, Sierra Kedroske, Virginia O’Connor, and Shelby Soltau, led by Ethan Springer), while Bob accompanied the NEU team (Joshua Aguilar, Hillary Fromme, and Daniel Walls, led by Caleb and Katelyn Quinones). This program enjoyed a number of firsts, including our first partnership with NEU, our first participating couple (the Quinoneses), and the first time for some of our team members to eat silkworms! Read more…