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HOST FAMILIES IN VERMONT NEEDED | ryep | 27 May 2016


PH International is seeking host families for university students from Russia ages 18-20 interested in environmental sustainability. We are currently recruiting interested host families for July 2-20th and/or August 13-31st or a portion of the participant’s stay during these dates.


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GNML Alumnus Organizes a Community Clean-up Project | global new media | 15 Jan 2016


Saadman Bin Abdullah from Bangladesh participated in the Global New Media Lab (GNML) program while a YES exchange student in the United States in 2014/2015. GNMLis a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and PH International. In December, he organized a community project related to his social media for social change campaign "Bring Water, bring Life" created during GNML. Read more here: http://yesprograms.org/impact/story/bring-water-bring-life


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Social Media Skills Enhances a Young Leader’s Volunteer Work | global new media | 20 Oct 2015


Before coming to the United States as a high school exchange student, Raymond Okyere-Forson, was already a respected young leader in his home community of Ashaiman, Ghana for establishing GreenAid in 2012. The skills he learned in PH International’s Global New Media Lab (GNML) while studying in the U.S. allowed him to build on his leadership skills and use social media for greater civic engagement.


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PH International Holds U.S Department of State Youth TechCamp at Champlain College | global new media | 8 Apr 2015


Twenty six U.S. Department of State-sponsored International high school students from 16 different countries around the globe attended PH International's one-week Youth TechCamp at Champlain College  from March 22-28.


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91 International Exchange Students successfully complete GNML Online | global new media | 31 Mar 2015


The successful third and final year of GNML Online, a component of Global New Media Lab ended in March. The five month online Social Media for Social Change training program engaged students independently to work with seven social media platforms: Blogger, Google Alerts, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. The U.S. Department of State and PH International proudly awarded 91 GNML Online Certificates of Completion to A-SMYLE, FLEX, and YES students currently living throughout the US. Students receiving Certificates of Completion have completed a professional Social Media for Social Change Campaign raising awareness of an issue in their home communities. We encourage all GNML Online students to continue building their Social Media for Social Change Campaigns and to teach others when they return home from their year abroad in the United States!  Congratulations to all participants! 


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International High School Students from 40 Countries Design Social Change Campaigns | global new media | 14 Nov 2014

GNML Online has engaged over 200 students from over 41 countries since the program launched in October 2014!


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Young Leaders visit the U.S. to Learn about Youth Leadership | uk youlead | 28 Aug 2014


From August 2-16th, PH International hosted 10 young leaders from the United Kingdom as part of the U.K. YoungLeaders exchange program funded by the U.S. Embassy London Public Affairs Office in England. During the two-week exchange participants visited organizations and interacted with their American peers in Vermont, Boston, and Washington, DC.
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83 GNML Online Certificates of Completion Awarded to A-SMYLE, FLEX, and YES Students | global new media | 27 May 2014

The successful second year of GNML Online, a component of Global New Media Lab ended in April. The seven month online Social Media for Social Change training program engaged students independently to work with eight social media platforms...
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Youth TechCamp Guest Speakers Onboard! | global new media | 30 Jan 2014

Professionals from AFS-USA, Champlain College, and PH International will lead training sessions for the 2014 Youth TechCamp that focus on providing students with training, leadership, and advanced social media for social change skills.
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2014 Youth TechCamp Finalists Announced! | global new media | 16 Jan 2014


PH International is proud to announce the 26 Finalists for the 2014 Youth TechCamp component of Global New Media Lab. Selected students showed dedication and professionalism while engaging in the weekly GNML Online sessions beginning in September 2013. Over 90 GNML Online students applied for participation in the Youth TechCamp.

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