NCC students take study trip to Peru
From Contributed Reports
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
NCC Study Abroad Coordinator Katie Hoffer, faculty and staff chaperones including NCC President Dr. Bill Carver and 12 students from Nash Community College departed May 15 for a study abroad trip to Peru.
The trip gave students an opportunity to experience Peru’s beautiful diversity from ancient Inca cities, Lima’s sprawling landscape, lush Amazonian jungles, and the snow-capped Andes.
Among the group’s stops was the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which included a walking tour of Cuzco and the Cuzco Cathedral. Students also toured the home and studio of ceramicist, Pablo Seminario, and watched a live pottery demonstration. While visiting the Lake Titicaca community, the students worked with a local nonprofit group on an eco-focused and community development project. Other stops during the trip included Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and Puno.
For more information on Nash Community College’s Global Perspective Scholars Program or future Study Abroad experiences, visit www.nashcc.edu/gps.
Authorities are looking for a bank robber.
Wells Fargo on Benvenue Road was robbed at around 2 p.m. today.
Rocky Mount police are searching for an unknown male suspect who wore some type of mask that covered his lower face during the stick-up, said Cpl. Brad Summerlin, spokesman for the Rocky Mount…