Dad is a Champ! Raising the bar for raising children

On the 28th of May 2016, Fundacion pa nos muchanan (FPNM), held an event for fathers, children and the family called “Mi Tata ta Campeon!” (My Dad is a champ!). FPNM is a foundation for the wellness of all children in Aruba under the age of 12. Its main mission is to enforce the role of parents, educators and the day care centers.

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Graduacion programa liderazgo colaborativo pa educacion

Dia 14 di Februari ultimo na Universidad di Aruba Rector mr. dr. Glenn Thodé, hunto cu facilitador principal renombra Janet Sanders, a entrega na 23 graduado di e programa Liderazgo Colaborativo pa Educacion un certificado.

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Departamento di Aduana a entrega certificado na 10 cursista

Departamento di Aduana recientemente a hasi entrega di e prome certificado di e Verificateursopleiding na e 10 cursistanan cu ta hasiendo e curso intensivo aki na Universidad di Aruba.

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The success of the Unesco Media Pressure Cooker Marathon

From 19-21 January 2017 the first Pressure Cooker Marathon took place at the University of Aruba. 30 Aruban journalists, scholars and young talents participated in work sessions, live broadcasts and trainings guided by lecturers such as Jeroen Pauw and colleagues Dick Drayer and Favell Maduro from neighboring island Curaçao.

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“What do I do with my mind?”

Mindfulness at work…

Onderzoek van Harvard psycholoog Matthew Killingsworth liet zien dat mensen gemiddeld 47% van de tijd qua aandacht niet aanwezig zijn bij wat ze op dat moment doen. Hij sprak van een ‘wandering mind’. In het onderzoek bleek dat als de aandacht wel gericht was op wat men deed, de deelnemers aan het onderzoek productiever en gelukkiger waren in vergelijking tot de beleving van de ‘wandering mind’. Hij adviseerde regelmatiger de vraag te stellen: “What do I do with my mind?” Read more

Amazing perseverance, hard work and dedication has paid off!

Dear UA Community,

We are extremely proud to announce that our colleague Ryçond Santos do Nascimento from the Law Faculty has obtained his PhD on the 15th of December 2016 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. We are proud to present to you Dr. Ryçond Santos do Nascimento.

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UA Student Clubs: Toastmaster, why should you join?

University of Aruba Toastmasters Club
District 81, Division A, Area 6

“The University of Aruba Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills,” says Dorshon Salmon, UATC Club President.

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UA Student Clubs: SUA … A year in review

About SUA

The Studenten Raad van Universiteit van Aruba (SUA) was founded in 2013 with the main focus of advocating, representing students, and planning activities that encourage participation of all the students across the different faculties of the University of Aruba.

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UA Student Clubs: CKI Election coming up… A year in review

Kiwanis Circle K of the University of Aruba is a service organization formed to help the community through various service projects. It is part of an international organization led by Kiwanis International. With more than 13,770 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day. CKI’s mission is to develop college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service. CKI is just one part of the Kiwanis family of service organizations. Kiwanis International, Key Club International, Builders Club, Kiwanis Kids, and Aktion Club are also part of the Kiwanis family.
Kiwanis Circle K of the University of Aruba is aimed to build fellowship and create leaders within each member through education, skills training, and service.

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Erasmus Student Exchange: My exchange experience at EBC

Going abroad to a different country, with different language and culture can be challenging depending on how you handle it. Before going abroad a lot of preparation needs to be done. The period before I went abroad was a bit hectic, due to the fact that it was one week after the exams in January.

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