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Yaniel Sargeant

Public Relations Major Goes Abroad

Dec. 11, 2009

Yaniel Sargeant, a junior Public Relations major from Montclair, NJ is currently studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa for the Fall 2009 semester. She is taking classes at the University of Cape Town, studying Media, Power and Culture and Social and Economic Development, among other classes. She is also involved with the Amy Biehl Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to reduce crime and violence by developing and empowering the youth of South Africa through afterschool programs available in local townships. She assists in their Peer Education classes, co-facilitating sessions with topics ranging from culture and peer pressure to HIV/AIDS.

For more information visit: http://www.amybiehl.co.za/

Yaniel Sargeant, a junior public relations major in Cape Town, 
            South Africa for the Fall 2009 semester. Posing with the girls after we played tag and handgames in Soweto, Johannesburg biggest and most 
            popular township. At Robben Island - an island off the coast of Cape 
            Town, South Africa in which contains the prison where Nelson Mandela, Robert Sobukwe and Deputy President of South 
            Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, were imprisoned as political prisoners during the apartheid era for numerous years. Yaniel enjoys a night of drumming with another study abroad 
            student.

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