Diversity Advocates Fall 2018 Scholars and Call for Spring 2019 Applicants

Oct 3, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Jessie Gibson

At CAPA, we seek to foster increased student diversity and to provide all participants with the opportunity to explore, challenge and redefine their identities in distinct ways. Launched in Spring 2017, The Diversity Advocates Program (DAP) is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities.

Now, it’s time to announce our Fall 2018 Scholars!

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Posted in: Study Abroad, Diversity Abroad, Money, Scholarships & Financing

What Money Looks Like in CAPA's 6 Study Abroad Countries

Feb 28, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Julie Ritz

Think about what money looks like to you. For most of us it’s boring, green and white, or copper/silver colored coins; it was only in 2013 that United States bills got a splash of color. But did you know that currency around the world is different depending on where you go?

Some countries use bright colors to distinguish bills, or different sizes for different amounts. Some countries even use plastic or other materials to make their bills last longer! Here are some ideas of what money might look like when you go abroad:

1. ARGENTINA. Argentinan pesos (ARS) are colorful, paper bills that come in amounts from $2-500, and coins that range from 5 centavos to 2 pesos. The fronts have different men from Argentine history, while the backs display things from maps to ships. Argentina plans to release coins of $1, $2, $5, and $10 to replace their paper counterparts in 2017, and will release a $1000 peso note in 2018.

Argentina Currency Portrait.jpg

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Posted in: Study Abroad, Money

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