Educating for the Global World
Welcome to your journey.
To thrive in today’s rapidly changing global age, you need to be ready to engage meaningfully with today’s world of unprecedented diversity. Colby’s commitment to providing students with quality off-campus academic opportunities has been a longstanding part of its educational philosophy. You will be given the chance to wade or dive into another culture and experience a wealth of knowledge and self-awareness, enriching your undergraduate experience.
Monday, February 11
Saduo Dangui, Colby’20 blog from Spain:
“The past still lives and breathes with the present, shaping the lives of the present and contributing to the future.The Mezquita started out as a mosque, but then the Christians overtook Andalucía and wanted to turn it into a church. However, they were so taken aback by the beauty of the structure that they stopped all reconstruction, leaving the Mezquita today as a sacred place where both Christians can go for misa and muslims go for their own prayers. It’s a mix of two diverging cultures, and our tour guide also said that this is evidence that religions CAN indeed live in peace with each other, at least for a while. Beauty, at that time, was enough to pause the ugliness of war….”