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Tufts Civic Semester Peru

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Introductory Yak | Jordan

Jordan Quiles, Participant

Hello everyone! It was nice to hear from the instructors I’ll be working with this fall. I’m excited to work with you all! My name is Jordan. I’m excited to be a part of the Civic Semester cohort! A little bit about me: I’ve......Read More

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Vaccinations, Medications, and General Health...

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Hi Students, I’m posting this yak as I have had a few questions from students regarding recommended vaccinations or medications to bring to Peru. This message includes redundant information found in your Preparation Manual. While Dragons......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Peru

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Important COVID-19 Information

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Hello Civic Semester Students, We wanted to share some important information regarding pre-travel precautions, in-transit considerations, and on-program expectations related to COVID-19.  This message reiterates much of the information shared with......Read More

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Instructor Introduction | Pablo

Pablo, Participant

Hello Good Day to All!!! A pleasure to be in touch with you and with great inspiration to start the next program in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. I am Pablo, for my friends, so call me just like this. I am sitting in the tranquility of my house,......Read More

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Instructor Intro | Tsering

tsering, Instructor

Hello Everyone! I write to you from Vancouver airport, en route to Toronto, having just wrapped Dragons BC summer course. I just realized that I am always writing my yak introductions at an airport. Best way to utilize the long transit time, I......Read More

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Students: Please Introduce Yourselves!

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Hello Everyone!  As we hope you read in the Introduction to the Yak Board post, this  is our community forum where all Dragons programs share thoughts and reflections from the field.  During your program, you will be posting here on the Yak Board......Read More

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Intro: Director of College and University...

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Civic Semester Students,  I’m here to echo Kevin’s welcome to the program. Congratulations on joining an inspiring and diverse community of educators, students, and cultural ambassadors! We are excited to initiate our relationship with you......Read More

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Intro: Kevin – Your Program Director

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Dear Civic Semester Students, Congratulations on your upcoming matriculation at the Tufts University Jonathan M. Tisch School of Civic Life.  I’m thrilled that you have elected to begin your undergraduate journey by partaking in the Civic......Read More

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2022 Tufts Civic Semester Peru Students, Welcome to your program’s Yak Board! You can think of your program’s Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-program, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More

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Disclaimer

Kevin Porter, Dragons Admin

Welcome to the Tufts Civic Semester Yak Board! The views and opinions expressed on this page are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view, opinion, policy, or position of Tufts University, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic......Read More