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Norwegian Vernepleier scholars visit Augsburg

Norwegian graduates of Augsburg and their families after commencement in 2002

From Feb. 11 – 14, Augsburg will be hosting 12 Vernepleier professors from Norway who will examine what the college and the local community have to offer prospective Norwegian students.

Vernepleier is a Norwegian term for a field of study that develops and delivers a holistic approach to working with persons with disabilities. Nadia Christensen, Augsburg’s Director of International Partners, describes Vernepleier as “similar to special education programs here in the U.S., but expanded to serve persons with disabilities beyond the learning environment.” Continue reading “Norwegian Vernepleier scholars visit Augsburg”