Release: National Academic WorldQuest Competition

NEWS RELEASE (PDF version) Contact - Gretchen Roufs, 210-601-4572, Gretchen@GretchenRoufs.com San Antonio high school seniors competed in national world affairs competition National World Affairs Council’s “Academic WorldQuest” competition was held in DC SAN ANTONIO...

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Internship Insights: Ella Wigington

I learned about the World Affairs Council through its easily accessible website. After reading the mission statement and wanting to promote the goals of the Council to help South Texans participate in a global community, I decided to apply and was offered an...

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2017 Southwest Fulbright Symposium

To view a PDF version of this information, please click here. CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - 2017 Southwest Fulbright Symposium Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. San Antonio, TX—UTSA Downtown Campus, Durango Building Abstracts due by August 1, 2017...

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Internship Insights: James Dykman

My internship at the World Affairs Council of San Antonio has been life changing. I had the opportunity to develop a multitude of skills that I will continue to use in the future. Being involved with the International Citizen of the Year Award Dinner, one of the...

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2017 Academic WorldQuest

On March 22, 2017, the World Affairs Council of San Antonio hosted Academic WorldQuest 2017, a competition testing high school students' knowledge of global issues and foreign policy. 172 local students from the following 19 high schools participated: BASIS San...

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News Release: Academic WorldQuest 2017

NEWS RELEASE (pdf version) Contact - Gretchen Roufs, 210-601-4572, Gretchen@GretchenRoufs.com or Leslie Palmer, 210-308-9494, leslie@wacofsa.org Local high school students to compete in international affairs contest World Affairs Council’s “Academic WorldQuest” is a...

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WorldQuest Trivia: Event Recap

The evening began with delicious cocktails, mingling, and then a Mediterranean dinner compliments of Sodexo. All the teams came prepared and served as incredible competition for one another. Some even wore some festive outfits, as you'll see in the photos. This year,...

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Event Recap: Discussing Syria

"Syria is not just about Syria. What happens there doesn't stay there." On March 17, WAC members and local students came together to listen to Mr. Andrew J. Tabler speak on "The Implications of Russia's Military Intervention in Syria." Mr. Tabler, a fellow with the...

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