Pine Manor College's student, Regine Albin, selected to prestigious social justice program

[Chestnut Hill, MA, May 2013] Pine Manor College is proud to announce the selection of sophomore student Regine Albin to the exclusive CHANGE programfrom Oxfam America.

A double major in Biology and Social and Political Systems, Regine Albin is a Pine Manor College student committed to social justice issues. This past year at PMC, Albin, a native of Haiti now living in Boston, participated in Model United Nations, a week-long program that brings together delegates from approximately 150 colleges to simulate the UN diplomatic process. She also participated in the 2013 Alternative Spring Break where a group of Pine Manor students traveled to New Orleans to help restore the area after the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Katrina (2005), and Hurricane Isaac (2012).

Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. Each year, Oxfam’s CHANGE Initiative brings together some of the most committed and passionate student activists in the U.S. for a yearlong program to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge of global issues. The application process for the CHANGE Initiative is highly competitive as only 50 students are selected each year.

About Pine Manor College

An undergraduate institution consistently ranked among the most diverse in the country, Pine Manor College promotes an inclusive, nurturing environment that educates and empowers a diverse student body to become accomplished, reflective, and confident leaders – one student at a time.

Pine Manor College emphasizes service-learning approach to liberal arts education and encourages both academic and personal growth through community service and social engagement.

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Efrat Zinnar-Shavit
Director of Media & Publications
Pine Manor College
617-731-7163
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