RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 14, 2013) – From Jan. 13 to Jan. 26, 2013, Cabrini College is hosting students Sibusiso Fanana Gamedze, Celumusa Cleanboy Ndlangamandla, and Sebenzile Khetsiwe Dlamini, and their teacher, Nonhlanhla Thoko Shogwe, from Cabrini Ministries at the St. Philip’s Mission in Swaziland.
The Swaziland visitors will participate in an educational, cultural experience, immersing themselves in various academic and cultural activities through a specially designed program to provide them with insight into college life at Cabrini.
This two-week experience supports the partnership between Cabrini College and Cabrini Ministries in Swaziland, and seeks to further enhance the cultural and educational exchange shared between the Cabrinian missions.
The campus community is invited to a closing presentation and farewell gathering on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Mansion.
- For more information on the College’s visitors, contact the Wolfington Center (601-902-8431).
Visiting the College are:
Celumusa Cleanboy Ndlangamandla, Student
Celumusa (Sell-ooh-MOO-sah) is 22 years old and is a recent graduate from Siteki Nazerene High School. He has consistently been ranked in the top 30 students in the country and aspires to be a doctor.
He came to Cabrini Ministries Swaziland in the first year that the hostel for orphans and vulnerable children was opened.
Sebenzile Khetsiwe Dlamini, Student
Khetsiwe (Ket-SEE-way) is 19 years old and is a recent graduate from Siteki Nazerene High School. She has considered going into surveying as a career and enjoys spending her free time reading.
She came to Cabrini Ministries Swaziland in the first year the hostel for orphans and vulnerable children was opened.
Sibusiso Fanana Gamedze, Student
Fanana (Fuh-NAH-nah) is 19 years old and is a recent graduate from Siteki Nazerene High School.
He aspires to be a civil engineer in the future.
He came to Cabrini Ministries in Swaziland in the first year the hostel for orphans and vulnerable children was opened.
Nonhlanhla Thoko Shongwe, Teacher
Nonhlanhla (non-HLON-hluh) has been working with Cabrini Ministries Swaziland since 2009. She serves in the Education Department as the head of Cabrini Ministries’ Bridge School.
This program allows children who are too old for their grade to catch up and excel. Nonhlanhla has always enjoyed working with children and finds it rewarding to see them succeed. She is married and has four children. This is her second trip to the U.S.
About Cabrini University
Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.
Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 900 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.