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Thu July 23, 2015
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Project Belize is rich training ground for East Texas nursing students

Panola College nursing student Chelsea Salas of Carthage, Texas, helps villagers in Belize.
Credit Panola College submitted

Fall classes at Panola College are another month away, but Chandler Brooks, 22, of Carthage, Texas, is eager to get back into the classroom to finish up her final year of nursing school. Earlier this summer, she spent a week in the remote villages of Belize delivering basic medical care through the Nacogdoches-based Project Belize. Her group saw almost 1,000 patients.

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Thu July 23, 2015

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Wed July 22, 2015
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Shreveport college student explores life in Cuba

Credit Clarissa Bruns

Louisiana State University student Clarissa Bruns of Shreveport just returned from a three-week study abroad program in Cuba. Bruns and 10 students carried out ethnographic research, interviewing Cubans on a variety of topics.

Bruns, 19, is majoring in civil engineering and French. She says she went to Cuba not knowing what to expect. The people made a lasting impression.

“You are surprised by how creative, ingenious and full of energy that everybody is there who you meet, especially people who are really pushing themselves to become more and more educated,” Bruns said.

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Wed July 22, 2015

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