Foreign Exchange Students Crossing Cultures by Crossing Campus

Foreign Exchange Students Crossing Cultures by Crossing Campus

Four weeks ago, Arkansas Tech University welcomed an entirely new department. The Department of Diversity and Inclusion is currently made up of one staff member, Dr. MarTeze Hammonds. As dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Hammonds is responsible for Tech’s progression in to a more unified campus. Though there are multiple demographics involved in this program, […]

Expedition to Mosquitia Region of Honduras Confirms Ancient Ruins

Expedition to Mosquitia Region of Honduras Confirms Ancient Ruins

SOURCE: UTL Productions (Press Release) Multi-Disciplinary Team of Scientists and Filmmakers Were Guided by Data From 2012 Airborne LiDAR Mission; Honduran Government Hopeful of International Cooperation and Assistance to Study Patrimony and Fight Deforestation LOS ANGELES, CA– Mar 6, 2015) – After emerging from the deepest part of the Honduran rain forest, a team of […]

US Senator Tim Kaine: The world needs ‘islands of mercy’

US Senator Tim Kaine: The world needs ‘islands of mercy’

When tens of thousands of unaccompanied children began arriving at America’s Southern border last summer, I felt as if I knew them. Many of these kids were coming from northern Honduras where I worked as the director of a Jesuit-run technical school 35 years ago. Last month, I went back to Honduras to visit my […]

US Joint Task Force-Bravo Members Deliver 4,500 pounds of food to remote villages in Honduras

US Joint Task Force-Bravo Members Deliver 4,500 pounds of food to remote villages in Honduras

More than 172 members of Joint Task Force-Bravo completed a seven-mile round trip hike to deliver more than 4,500 pounds of food and supplies to families in need in the mountain village of La Brea and La Laguna, Honduras, Feb. 28, 2015. The Task Force members participated in the 59th JTF-Bravo chapel hike, a long-standing […]

Senior Chemistry and Biochemistry Double Major Student Builds an Aquaponics System in Tegucigalpa Honduras

Senior Chemistry and Biochemistry Double Major Student Builds an Aquaponics System in Tegucigalpa Honduras

It’s not every day that a student has the chance to travel to Honduras and build an aquaponics system, directly impacting the lives of dozens of people, most of them school children. However, the impact Honduras may have had on Mollyanne Gibson, a senior chemistry and biochemistry double major, may be even bigger. “It was […]

VOILA Hotel Rewards Partners with Trust Hospitality Group, Adds New Hotel in Honduras

VOILA Hotel Rewards Partners with Trust Hospitality Group, Adds New Hotel in Honduras

VOILA Hotel Rewards (www.voilahotels.com), the world’s number one independent hotel loyalty program, recently welcomed a new property in Honduras, Central America, the Indura Beach & Golf Resort in Tela Beach, Honduras, to its worldwide network through a partnership with hotel management company Trust Hospitality (www.trusthospitality.com). “VOILA is celebrating our most recent partnership by welcoming the […]

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a nearly $1.4 million grant to perform outlook for Honduran Women

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a nearly $1.4 million grant to perform outlook for Honduran Women

Impoverished families in western Honduras stand to benefit from a new project aimed at improving access to that country’s markets for high-value horticultural crops. Researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a nearly $1.4 million grant to perform a gender-based analysis of the Honduran horticultural value chain, with an eye toward reducing […]

US Government makes over $200 million Dollars of Investments in the dry corridor Alliance in Honduras

US Government makes over $200 million Dollars of Investments in the dry corridor Alliance in Honduras

With a commitment by the United States Government of around $200 million dollars, the partnership – established in an agreement signed by the Honduran President Hernández on the 28th of January 2014 – aims to help 50,000 families out of poverty for themselves and reduce by 20 per cent of children under five-year-old chronic malnutrition, […]

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