CIENFUEGOS, Cuba — When 14 students from Emory & Henry College boarded the plane in Miami to go to Cuba for a two-week study abroad trip, it was their last chance to send out goodbye texts to their family and friends, but new friends would soon be on the way.
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EMORY, Va. — After spending two life-changing weeks in Cuba, Emory & Henry students traveled back to the United States at the end of May. Just two weeks after their return, the Trump administration further restricted travel to Cuba. According to the Public Broadcasting Service, the move will make it harder for tourists in the U.S. to travel to Cuba, with restrictions affecting cruises and airlines.
TAZEWELL, Va. — Mission accomplished.
This summer, 14 Emory & Henry students went through a drastic cultural shift when they visited Cuba for two weeks in May during a study abroad program.
For the second time since the Cuban borders were opened for travel by President Barack Obama, Emory & Henry College took 14 new students back to the island.
ABINGDON, Va. — A growing program initiated more than 10 years ago at Virginia Highlands Community College is in the national spotlight for empowering foster youth to succeed academically.
ABINGDON, Va. — As a former foster child, MaKenzie Helton knows what it’s like to have the odds stacked against her.
BLUEFIELD, Va. — Waiting may have been the hardest part for students at the 10th annual Tom Colley Reading Bee. Fourth and fifth graders from …