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EWCA Announcements and News

Congratulations to EWC’s 2016 Alumni Scholars!

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and community donors, the East-West Center Association Alumni Scholarship Fund has enabled 116 participants from 22 countries to participate in EWC education programs since 2002.

Pictured with EWCA President Ned Shultz, the scholars are Soksamphoas Im (Cambodia) – doctoral student in Political Science, Robert James Moore (USA) – doctoral student in International Management, Elyssa Juline Santos (USA/Guam) – master’s student in Pacific Island Studies, Nipuni Sirimalwatta Vithanage (Sri Lanka) – doctoral student in Botany, Devereaux Folosefilo Palemia Talagi (Niue) – doctoral student in Economics, Mohuhano Tuikolongahau (USA/Tonga) – doctoral student in Architecture, Sindhu Vasireddy (India) – doctoral student in Economics, and Zhening Zhang (China) – doctoral student in Entomology


Alumni Gathering in South Asia



A special session for South Asian EWC alumni was held in conjunction with the 2016 International Media Conference in New Delhi on September 11th. Dr. Shyam Agrawal opened the session and welcomed everyone. The panelists included Mr. Richard Turbin, Chair of the EWC Board of Governors, Dr. Charles E. Morrison, EWC President, Dean Mary Hammond, EWC Education Program, Ms. Karen Knudsen, Director of External Affairs, and Ms. Noreen Tanouye, Alumni Coordinator. Alumni members were given updates from the EWC and had a chance to reconnect with their Chapters. About 60 alumni attended.  The session was followed by a joint reception of conference participants and alumni at the Indian Habitat Centre.  See more photos


Nepal Earthquake Relief



The EWCA Nepal Chapter held an Executive Committee Meeting on May 4, 2015 and suggested that donations towards rescue relief and rehabilitation of the earthquake devastated victims should be made to the EWCA Nepal Chapter’s account.  The deposited amount will later be presented to the Prime Minister Relief Fund by the Chapter.


East-West Center Wall of Honor



Honor Someone … Assist Someone … Both with One Donation.  Honor an East-West Center person who made a difference in your life by making a $100 donation to the East-West Center Wall of Honor in that person’s name.  Honoree contributions go directly into the Alumni Endowment Fund for Student Scholarships so you can honor someone and help a new student embark on an EWC experience at the same time. Click here for more details.


EWCA Alumni Chapter Updates and Activities

EWCA Quarterly Chapter Reports (July 2016)



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