NU Students Complete New Internship in Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

September 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

  • The young Haitian students at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable express their appreciation to the Niagara University faculty and interns who served as camp instructors for seven weeks this summer.

    The young Haitian students at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable express their appreciation to the Niagara University faculty and interns who served as camp instructors for seven weeks this summer.

  • Incredibly strong bonds were formed between the NU students and their pupils at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable.

    Incredibly strong bonds were formed between the NU students and their pupils at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable.

  • The NU interns helped to reinforce the Haitian students' English and French language skills by teaching them new activities, games and sports.

    The NU interns helped to reinforce the Haitian students' English and French language skills by teaching them new activities, games and sports.

  • NU students Tyler Van Leeuwen, Tara Topolski, Amber Mis, Bailey Rudow, Bethany Bouthillier and Erin Burns are pictured with Josue, the volunteer program coordinator at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable in Haiti.

    NU students Tyler Van Leeuwen, Tara Topolski, Amber Mis, Bailey Rudow, Bethany Bouthillier and Erin Burns are pictured with Josue, the volunteer program coordinator at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable in Haiti.

  • Here's a view of Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable's state-of-the-art athletic facility in Saint-Marc, as photographed by NU senior Bethany Bouthillier.

    Here's a view of Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable's state-of-the-art athletic facility in Saint-Marc, as photographed by NU senior Bethany Bouthillier.

What is happening at Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable is truly extraordinary. There is no educational institution like the one founded by 1978 Niagara University alumnus Edward J. Brennan in all of Haiti. Only a handful of private high schools in Port-au-Prince that cater almost exclusively to the most affluent... Read on →

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