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St. Catharines Monastery Going Digital

by Joel Elowsky

The Monastery at St. Catharines is going digital, digitizing its MSS for use by scholars. You can follow the link below to read the story in Egypt Independent.

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Mount Kilamanjaro

Fundraising climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro for July16-21, 2012

by Joel Elowsky


Our good Friends at the School of Leadership and Development have organized a fundraising climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro for July16-21, 2012. The funds collected will benefit scholarships for African leaders in SLD’s Africa programs. Dr. Beth Birmingham (EDEV '00), Stephanie Nitschke (IDEV '12) and Tim Paulson (IDEV student) are making the climb. If you are interested in supporting African leaders and contributing to the event, please visit contributions are welcome. Follow the blog for the climb:

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Royal African Soup Tureen

An African Proverb for Fathers Day

by Joel Elowsky

I received this from our good friend and consultation group member Thomas Oduro:

The Akans of Ghana say the following proverb:

The head of an animal is never lost in soup.

This implies that the contributions of someone can neither be ignored nor disregarded.

Happy Father’s Day for adding value to the lives of many. Your fatherly input in the lives of many is cherished.


On behalf of the Oduros.

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