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Education Faculty and Students Travel to India for Iona in Mission Trip

Students gather in a city square in India.

Over the winter break, Drs. Hardigree and Howerton-Fox and students in their current "Education and Inequality in India" course teamed up with Br. Steve Rocha and the Nine is Mine children’s rights campaign in Kolkata, India. As part of the trip, organized by the Iona in Mission immersion program, they facilitated education sessions on human rights at St. Joseph’s High School in Kolkata and served as volunteers at Mother Teresa houses of hospitality throughout the city. The group, pictured in India above, will continue to examine issues explored during the trip in their coursework this semester.

Iona Students and Faculty pose with the Facluty and Staff from India.
Iona students pose on a rooftop in their Iona Immersion t-shirts. Iona students pose on a dock by a river.
Iona Students pose on a rooftop in India in traditional Indian dress.