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Manchester University student Kendall Brown coordinates bilingual summer program

Kendall BrownManchester University student Kendall Brown of Tecumseh, Mich., is among a select group of students across the nation accepted into the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty internship program.

The students are placed in an eight-week immersive internship to help strengthen impoverished areas or populations, mainly through education, health care, legal services, housing, social and economic needs, and community-building efforts.

Brown, who will be a sophomore this fall,is double majoring in Spanish and peace studies with a double minor in teaching English to speakers of other languages and international studies. She is spending the summer coordinating a bilingual summer camp at Sacred Heart Center in Richmond, Va.

She is responsible for managing high school students who serve as program staff for each week of the five-week camp.

Her duties include participating in program planning, coordinating field trips and on-site coordination. 

Manchester’s involvement in the consortium holds a direct connection to its mission: Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.

About Manchester University

Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, Ind., offers more than 70 areas of academic study to more than 1,400 students in undergraduate programs,a Master of Accountancy, a Master of Science in pharmacogenomics, a Master of Athletic Training a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a four-year dual degree in pharmacy and pharmacogenomics. Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at www.manchester.edu . 

Press release prepared with assistance by Strategic Communications student worker Cici Vanderwall.

July 2019