Monthly Archives: November 2010

2010 Brentwood College International Admissions Trip

In the words of Steven Wright: “It’s a small world but I wouldn’t want to have to paint it!”.  I’ve been back for two days now and have had time to reflect on my last trip.  When visiting so many … Continue reading

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Turkey and Iverson

Former NBA all-star Alan Iverson scored 2 points in his debut in Turkey last week. Not the numbers many anticipated. Perhaps he was rusty, perhaps he is way past his prime, or perhaps he did not anticipate the level of … Continue reading

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American Thanksgiving

In Canada, November is rarely on anyone’s ‘favorite month of the year’ list. It is easy to see why, as November can be likened to an off-ramp: its only purpose is to lead from one season to the next. The … Continue reading

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German Students at Brentwood

Why do German Students Love Brentwood? As I write this, I am sitting aboard the ICE train from Munich to Cologne.  I am here in Germany meeting prospective students in 4 different cities.  Every year Brentwood attracts a half a … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Education

I am currently staying at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai, one of the hotels attacked by terrorists in November of 2008.  In fact, 22 guests were killed on the floors just above me that day – a result of the … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown?

A few weeks ago we had a member of the Victoria Police Department come to speak to our students about the inherent dangers of posting private information on their social media accounts.  There were many collective gasps in the crowd … Continue reading

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Good Morning Vietnam!

Up at 5:00 am for an early flight from Bangkok to Hanoi. I love flying into Hanoi, swooping neatly over the rice paddies and the everyday lives of the farmers. There are many realities of North Vietnam. Much of it … Continue reading

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