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Serena Cosrove, PhD
Central America Initiative Faculty Coordinator
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cosgrovs@seattleu.edu

 

Surviving the Americas: Garifuna Persistance from Nicaragua to New York City

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The Central America Initiative is proud to announce the 2021 publication of Surviving the Americas: Garifuna Persistence from Nicaragua to New York City.
May 20, 2021

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Father Chepe honored with doctorate degree for solidarity

In June 2019, Father José (Chepe) Idiáquez SJ was awarded an honorary doctorate by Seattle U for his leadership and solidarity with protesters in Managua, Nicaragua. Father Chepe, the leader of the Universidad Centroamericana in Managua, Nicaragua, has received death threats for speaking out against the Nicaraguan government and standing in solidarity with the peaceful protesters that the government has been targeting. Read the full article below.
Jun 17, 2019

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Seattle University's Central America Initiative - Newsroom

Students with CAI

Two Seattle U alums, Andy Gorvetzian and Anna Pickett, have worked extensively in Nicaragua. The recent political crisis in the country has prohibited their return, so they brought their passion for humanitarianism and activism back to Seattle University. In a series of articles in The Spectator, Andy and Anna provided compelling first-person accounts of the effects of violent government repression on the Nicaraguan people.
Jul 13, 2018

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Seattle U researchers study immigration

Seattle U radio piece

Serena Cosgrove, lead professor of a team that went to Guatemala to study Central American immigration, joined Take 5 to talk about what's going on.
Jul 3, 2018

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