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UWC-USA drama teacher Nandita Dinesh recently published a book titled Theater and War: Notes from the Field.
Music From Angel Fire Concert in the Castle Lobby at 4:00 pm Friday, September 2.
English teacher Doug Arnwine received a $4000 grant to study three of Hannah Arendt's major works this summer at the University of California-Davis.
Join us for a Wilderness First Aid course on the UWC-USA campus. Participants can choose to stay in the guest rooms of the historic Montezuma Castle.
The board of trustees of UWC-USA is pleased to announce the appointment of New Mexico native Dr. Victoria Mora as the fifth president of UWC-USA.
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • Saturday, October 1, 2016
    • Grand Canyon Prep Hike - Time TBA
    Sunday, October 2, 2016
    • Alumni & UWC-USA Friends in Hong Kong: Meet our new president, Victoria Mora TBD

      SAVE THE DATE

      Date and venue TBD-- we will publish details soon.

    Saturday, October 8, 2016
    • Southwest Studies
    Sunday, October 9, 2016
    • Southwest Studies

The UWC-USA Education

UWC-USA is one of 16 United World College (UWC) campuses located on five continents. A two-year residential school, UWC-USA serves students age 16-19 who typically represent more than 80 different countries. They participate in a unique program that combines academic challenge with an experiential, hands-on approach to learning. Learn more.


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Introducing Dr. Victoria Mora

Sharing a passion for UWC-USA's transformational education

For Dr. Victoria Mora, UWC-USA’s fifth president, a UWC education is personal. A first-generation college graduate from a large, traditional New Mexico family, Victoria saw up close the power of the UWC model when her daughter attended school in Montezuma, graduating in 2013. “I saw Marisol immersed in a place that values academic excellence, something deeply important to me given my experience as a first-generation college student. But I saw her character being educated, as well, including a deeper understanding of herself and a growing sense of the importance of her actions and interactions.” This understanding of self as it relates to community is an important motif in Victoria’s life and education and drives her quest to create transformational educational experiences for students.

 

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UWC-USA is one of 16 UWCs on five continents. Other countries that have UWCs include Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Swaziland, and Wales.

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UWC-USA students perform more than 18,700 hours of service every year through our association with 25 community partners. More than 2,500 people in Las Vegas, N.M. and the surrounding community have benefited from service projects led by UWC-USA students.

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UWC-USA has 228 students representing more than 70 countries, from Armenia to Zimbabwe. Eleven students come from countries identified as conflict regions. Representation within our student body includes: Africa 10%, Asia 28%, Europe 29%, North America 23%, South America 10%.

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Students don’t apply directly to the school; they are selected by committees in their home countries based on academic achievement, leadership, and curiosity about and involvement with global events and cultures.

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Philanthropist Shelby Davis has created a $40 million endowment that provides 50 U.S. students with full scholarships to attend a UWC every year.

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Our more than 3,357 UWC-USA alumni are spread across the globe: North America 26%, Latin America and Caribbean 16%, Africa 10%, Middle East 6%, Asia 14%, Europe 21%, Pacific 2%

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UWC-USA offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program. Students can choose from IB classes in 28 subjects – a remarkable number given the size of the school.

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