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Abilene Christian University-May 15, 2024

ACU to be First Texas University in Unique Refugee Partnership

The Association of College and University Housing Officers — International-May 10, 2024

New Beginnings

Lancaster Online-April 26, 2024

This week’s good things: Providing refuge at Millersville, a boost for college students with children and Earth Day Events

Lancaster Online-Apr. 18, 2024

Millersville University joins Every Campus A Refuge initiative to support refugees seeking resettlement

Daily News-Record-Apr. 1, 2024

First Immigrant Leadership Summit Held At JMU

WHSV3-Mar. 29, 2024

First ever immigrant leadership summit held in Harrisonburg

Millersville News-Mar. 20, 2024

Millersville a “Refuge” for Refugees

Tapestry Farms

The Power of Radical Hospitality: Dr. Diya Abdo Visits the Quad Cities

Elon University-Feb. 19, 2024

Ripple Conference keynote offers an enriched perspective of the struggles of refugees

OurQuadCities.Com-Feb. 5, 2024

Ambrose events focus on refugees, social justice

The Hive-Dec. 13, 2023

St. Ambrose University Joins an Organization that Impacts the World

The Foreign Services Journal-Nov 2023

Welcoming Refugees: School Campuses as Sites for Resettlement and Integration

World Education News & Reviews-Oct 3, 2023

Welcome Corps on Campus: A New Role for Universities in Resettlement

The O’Colly-Sep 3, 2023

College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Afghan refugees

Times Union-Sep 2, 2023

HVCC joins refugee resettlement effort

Hudson Valley Community College -Aug 29, 2023

Hudson Valley Community College and Russell Sage College Team Up to Support Refugee Resettlement 

Quad Cities, NPR-Aug 22, 2023

St. Ambrose Joins National Movement to House Refugees on Campus

NAFSA-Aug 18, 2023

Humanizing Internationalization in the Context of Permanent Displacement

River Cities’ Reader-Aug 09, 2023

St Ambrose University Leads the Way as Iowa’s First Chapter of Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR) to House and Support Local Refugees 

Welcoming America-Jul 24, 2023

Redefining the refugee resettlement experience in North Carolina

Welcoming America-Jul 11, 2023

Lessons and opportunities to build belonging: A look at our 2022 Fund to Foster Belonging grantees

Inside Higher Ed-May 30, 2023

Housing Migrants in College Dorms?

WHSV 3-May 23, 2023

JMU becomes the 14th charter of Every Campus A Refuge

Daily News Record-May 23, 2023

JMU Joins Every Campus A Refuge, Aims at Providing Refugee Support

JMU Headlines-May 19, 2023

JMU joins Every Campus A Refuge

Church World Service-May 12, 2023

Refugee Housing Solutions and Every Campus A Refuge Agree to Partner to Expand Safe, Affordable Housing for Newcomers to the United States

Bowling Green Daily News-Apr 26, 2023

Bowling Green refugees share experiences in adapting to new home

Rutgers Global

Rutgers-Newark Focuses on Supporting Young Refugees

One United Lancaster-Apr 7, 2023

‘Every Campus A Refuge’: Diya Abdo advocates for college-based resettlement programs

Franklin & Marshall College, The College Reporter-Mar 28, 2023

Common Hour Speaker Inspires New Club, F&M Action for Refugee Resettlement (FARR)

University of Tulsa-Mar 21, 2023


Bowling Green Daily News-Mar 12, 2023

WKU program seeks to build bridges for refugee students

Metropolitan Universities-Mar 8, 2023

Seeking Justice, Seeking Hope: Refugee Resettlement Campuses and Transformative Pedagogy in Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education-Feb 1, 2023

Latitudes: Colleges Embrace a Different International Role, as Places of Refuge

WSU Insider- Jan 4, 2023

WSU and the Pullman community help resettle refugees

AAC&U- Dec 15, 2022

Our Home is Your Home: Why colleges and universities can no longer ignore their responsibility to refugees

Russell Sage College- Dec 2, 2022

Coloring Book by Sage Students Aims to Provide Sense of Belonging, Literacy Support for Refugee Families

WITF The Spark- Dec 2, 2022

The Sanctuary for Independent Media- Oct 14, 2022

Refugee Awareness Week at Russell Sage College

Triad City Beat- Oct 13, 2022

Inaugural Every Campus A Refuge Gathering exemplifies Guilford College’s history of community-making

Guilford College News- Oct 3, 2022

From Greensboro to the Vatican with Love 

San Francisco Chronicle- Aug 28, 2022

Afghan Refugees, After Fleeing Brutal Conditions, Struggle with Bay Area Housing 

WENR Word Education News + Review- Aug 17, 2022
Every Campus A Refuge: When University Becomes a Home 

RWCPulse- Aug 16, 2022
Afghan Refugee in Bay Area Speaks Out on One-Year Anniversary of Kabul Fall to Taliban

The Daily Journal – Aug 16, 2022
Afghan Refugee Pilot Program at Belmont’s NDNU a Success

KTVU – Aug 15, 16 2022
Broadcast clip re: One Year Later

KNTV – Aug 15, 16 2022
Broadcast clip re: One Year Since Last U.S. Planes Left Afghanistan

KRON – Aug 15, 16 2022
Broadcast clip re: Operation Allies Welcome (video available via hyperlink)

GlobalNewswire – June 9, 2022
Notre Dame de Namur University Becomes the First West Coast University to House Afghan Refugees on Belmont Campus

Kent State Today – May 4, 2022
Students Aim to Make Kent State ‘Most Refugee-Welcoming Campus in America’

Wake Forest News – May 11, 2022
WFU student and faculty-led groups help support local refugees

Times Union – April 16, 2022
On Siena Campus, Afghan Refugees Find Home

Hamilton – March 29, 2022
AXB Returns with Three Service Trips

The Virginian Pilot – March 28, 2022
ODU Offers Housing, Help to Refugee Families

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily (WYDaily) – March 24, 2022
‘Every Campus a Refuge’: Local University Hosts Refugee Family

IngenioUs by Melissa Morriss-Olson – March 22, 2022
Changing the World and Your Campus One Refugee at a Time: Every Campus a Refuge with Dr. Diya Abdo

WHRO Public Media – March 21, 2022
Part of a Growing National Movement, Old Dominion University Will Host a Refugee Family on Campus

13 News Now – March 15, 2022
ODU to Host Family from Syria as Part of ‘Every Campus a Refuge’ Initiative

Welcome US – February 18, 2022
Albany | Russell Sage College

The Siena Political Science – February 11, 2022
The Siena Every Campus A Refuge

AACU Liberal Education – February 9, 2022
Resettlement Campuses Are the Future of Higher Education: How Colleges and Universities Can Help Rebuild America’s Refugee Resettlement Capacity

Guilford College – January 26, 2022
ECAR Receives $40,000 Grant

Guilford College – January 25, 2022
ECAR Launches Map Tool

Welcoming America – January 25, 2022
Georgia, North Carolina Nonprofits Receive Funding to Bridge Immigrant, Non-Immigrant Communities

VermontBiz – January 13, 2022
ECDC Partners with World Learning to Serve Refugees in Southern Vermont

The Academic Minute – January 12, 2022
Diya Abdo, Guilford College – Resettlement Campuses are the Future of Higher Education

Yes! Weekly – January 12, 2022
Guilford College Opens Second ECAR House

Guilford College – December 8, 2021
Diya Abdo Participates in White House Roundtable

J.M. Kaplan Fund – November 15, 2021
Diya Abdo | Every Campus A Refuge | 2021 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

Times Union – September 23, 2021
This Local College Will Be Hosting a Refugee Family

Niskanen Center – March 10, 2021
More Than 50 Organizations Call Upon Biden Administration To Pursue Campus Sponsorship of Refugees

Ted x Wake Forest University Talk – February 2020
Revisioning the University Campus

Spectrum News 1 – December 9, 2019
Guilford College Hosts Refugee Families 

The World – September 9, 2019
Campus Housing Takes on New Meaning as US Considers More Caps on Refugee Resettlement

Unsafe Haven – December 5, 2018
Chapter 3: Resettlement And The Swiss Cheese Problem

The Chronicle of Higher Education – April 24, 2018
‘We Can Eat, We Can Live’: How Refugees Are Finding Home on an American Campus

United Nations Together Campaign – January 10, 2018
At UN, Universities Spotlight Hands-On Approach to Integrating Refugees

UN News Centre – January 10, 2018
Every Campus A Refuge… U.S. University Opens Doors to Refugee Hosting

Fox 8 News – January 9, 2018
Guilford College Professor Starts ‘Every Campus A Refuge’ Program to Help Refugees

No Lost Generation GWU – March 31, 2017
Live Conference with IOM USA, ECAR, and the UN Special Youth Envoy

NC Policy Watch – February 20, 2017
Diya Abdo of Guilford College Discusses the Initiative ‘Every Campus A Refuge’ – An Initiative to Get College and University Campuses to Host Refugee Families

Inside Higher Ed – February 15, 2017
‘Every Campus a Refuge,’ but Can Refugees Come?

The Chronicle – February 8, 2017
Hosting Refugees: Visiting Professor Gives Talk on How Universities Can Help Families Resettle

WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio – December 13, 2016
Making Every Campus A Refuge

NPR News – November 26, 2015
In Bid To Welcome Refugees, Campaign Hopes To Make ‘Every Campus A Refuge’

WBAL News Radio 1090 AM 101.5 FM – November 24, 2015
Diya Abdo on the C4 Show

The Washington Post – November 20, 2015
What If Every U.S. College Campus Offered to House a Syrian Refugee Family?

News & Record – October 22, 2015
Our Opinion: The Quaker Way

Spectrum News 1 – October 15, 2015
Guilford College Ready to Help Syrian Refugees 

The Daily Tar Heel – October 4, 2015
Q&A with Professor Diya Abdo about Syrian Refugee Crisis

Higher Ed Immigration Portal
Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR) Launches Mapping Tool

United Nations Academic Impact
Resettlement Campuses are the Future of Higher Education

U.S. Department of State
University Engagement Toolkit: How Campuses Are Helping Refugees