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TEMA Youth Choir and Bi-Co Chamber Singers Reunite For Bryn Mawr Concert

Posted March 14, 2013

The TEMA Youth Choir of Ghana joined the Bi-Co Chamber Singers in an open rehearsal and informal concert last Thursday, held in the Campus Center. This is the second time the two choirs have sung together; the Chamber Singers traveled to Ghana in 2007 as part of their international touring program for a joint concert. […]

Trip to Bryn Mawr by Managing Director of Ghanian School Brings 360° Full Circle

Posted May 10, 2012
360° Participant Esteniolla Maitre

Manzah Habib, the managing director of the Ghanian preschool and kindergarten visited by participants of “360°: Learning and Narrating Childhoods” during spring break, visited Bryn Mawr in April.

Follow 360º Students as They Travel to Ghana Over Break

Posted March 1, 2012

Eighteen students and faculty said their goodbyes today before departing to the Titagya School in Northern Ghana for spring break as part of Bryn Mawr’s 360º: Learning and Narrating Childhood. Accompanying the sixteen students were faculty members Pim Higginson, associate professor and chair of French and francophone studies, and Alice Lesnick, director and senior lecturer […]

GSSWSR Student Wins Fulbright to Research Women’s Education in Ghana

Posted May 13, 2010

How does adult education benefit women in Ghana, their families, and their communities? Kyra Turner-Zogbekor, a Ph.D. candidate in social work and social research, will use a Fulbright Research Grant to investigate that question next year in Accra, Ghana. Turner-Zogbekor will collaborate with the University of Ghana‘s Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy and its […]

Childhood Questions Prompt a Cities Major’s Summer Research in Ghana

Posted August 27, 2009

When she was growing up in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, Akua Nyame-Mensah ’10 often traveled to neighboring Ghana to visit her relatives. Although she loved seeing her family, Nyame-Mensah says, “I complained about the underdeveloped infrastructure.” Why, she wondered, did Côte d’Ivoire have more and better roads than Ghana did? Why did access to running water […]