Forging links to Nicaragua

York University”s linkage project with the University of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua (URACCAN) won kudos this year for enhancing internationalization through support for communities.  Below are photos of the York”s welcome to the URACCAN Bilwi campus at Puerto Cabezas.

The URACCAN project has also won an honourable mention in the Scotiabank/Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Awards for Excellence in Internationalization Awards.    The awards will be celebrated at a national gala in Ottawa on Oct. 23.   For more information on the project go to the URACCAN Web site at

For a full listing of award winners check out the AUCC Web site at