2016 BUSS Fellows Joseph DeStefano and Kate Murphy
Denver Branch members arrived at the University Club on Thursday, November 3 anxious to celebrate alongside British Universities Summer School (BUSS) recipients Joseph DeStefano and Kate Murphy. 2016 marked the final year that the study-abroad program will be referred to as BUSS and the evening, full of delightful conversation, good food and engaging presentations ushered the old name out with style.
The teacher presentations, the perennial highlight of the evening, followed dinner and the teachers' passion for their time in the United Kingdom was fully on display. Kate Murphy combined a slide show of her time at Oxford with narration in poetry form. The visuals were stunning and the words were captivating.
Joseph DeStefano was unable to shake the influence of his study at Shakespeare's Globe as he moved the audience to laughter in A Midsummer Night's Dream fashion ---Shakespeare-inspired prose and donkey ears included.
We are continually inspired by the profound effect that the global learning opportunities have on local teachers and, in turn, their students. We look forward to many more successful years of the program under the new Teachers Learning Abroad UK (TLAB) moniker.
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