\n The 30th of November is the Independence Day which Barbad os gained from the United Kingdom in 1966.


\n Barbados is a sovere ign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is 34 kilometers (21 \;m i) in length and up to 23 kilometers (14 \;mi) in width\, covering an area of 432 square kilometers (167 \;sq \;mi). It is situated in t he western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometers (62 \;mi) eas t of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea\; therein\, it is about 16 8 kilometers (104 \;mi) east of the islands of Saint Vincent and the G renadines and 400 kilometers (250 \;mi) north-east of Trinidad and Tob ago. Barbados is outside of the principal Atlantic hurricane belt. Barbado s has a population of 277\,821 people.


\n Barbados was discovered by Spanish navigators in the late 15th century and claimed for the Spanish Crown. It first appears on a Spanish map from 1511. The Portuguese visite d the island in 1536\, but they left it unclaimed\, with their only remnan ts being an introduction of wild hogs for a good supply of meat whenever t he island was visited. The first English ship\, the Olive Blossom\, arrive d in Barbados in 1624. They took possession of it in the name of King Jame s I. In 1627 the first permanent settlers arrived from England\, and it be came an English and later British colony. English is the official language of Barbados\, and is used for communications\, administration\, and publi c services all over the island. In its capacity as the official language o f the country\, the standard of English tends to conform to the vocabulary \, pronunciations\, spellings\, and conventions akin to\, but not exactly the same as\, those of British English.

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\n Classes Resume

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\n Monday\, November 30\, 2015 from 2&ndash\;4 p.m. in the R ound Room in Griggs Hall\, Thomas Gyuroka will defend his dissertation in partial fulfillment for the PhD degree in Leadership. Thomas Gyuroka&rsquo \;s dissertation title is\, &ldquo\;What Do Pastors in German-Speaking Eur ope Perceive as Important Leadership Competencies in Order to Be Effective Pastoral Leaders.&rdquo\;


\n Those wishing to attend must make th eir request through Anna Piskozub\, by calling 471-3109.

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\n Beginning November 23\, 2015! See poster for details on l ocations. \;

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\n The 1st of December (Union Day) is the celebrated unifica tion day with Transylvania in 1918.


\n Romania\, formerly also spe lled Roumania and Rumania\, is a country located between Central Europe an d Southeastern Europe\, bordering the Black Sea. Romania shares a border w ith Hungary and Serbia to the west\, Ukraine and Moldova to the northeast and east\, and Bulgaria to the south. At 238\,391 square kilometers (92\,0 43 \;sq \;mi)\, Romania is the eighth largest country of the Europ ean Union by area\, and has the seventh largest population of the European Union with 20\,121\,641 people (20 October 2011). Its capital and largest city is Bucharest &ndash\; the sixth largest city in the EU. The official language of Romania is Romanian\, a Romance language related to Italian\, French\, Spanish and Portuguese. Romanian is spoken as a first language b y 91% of the population.


\n The United Principalities emerged when the territories of Moldavia and Wallachia were united under Prince Alexan der Ioan Cuza in 1859. In 1866 Prince Karl of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen was called to the throne as the Ruling Prince of the Romanian Principate and in 1881 he was finally crowned as King Carol I\, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Romania. Independence from the Ottoman Empire was declared on 9 May 1877\, and was internationally recognised the following year. At the end of World War I\, Transylvania\, Bukovina and Bessarabia united with th e Kingdom of Romania.

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\n Beginning November 23\, 2015! See poster for details on l ocations. \;

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\n Eat\, talk and chill with a chaplain.

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\n Come study the Bible with us!

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