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Skinner Published in The Tennessean, Describes Cuba’s ‘Reawakening’

Director of International Student and Scholar Services Dr. Kathy Skinner recently published an article in The Tennessean titled, “Belmont University Official: Cuba is Reawakening.” A follow-up to her recent trip to Cuba, Skinner described her experience with the first Fulbright Insight Tour to Cuba where she gained insight into Cuban culture and met with Cuban architects, economists and musicians to discuss the country’s culture, economy and infrastructure.

Skinner said she is interested in Cuban history and culture, taking care to notice the ins and outs of life for the country. “My first impressions of Cuba were of grinding poverty…gorgeous European-style architecture from the Spanish era and vintage American cars from the 1950s.” Skinner goes on to describe the country’s culture, economic status and ultimately, its “reawakening.”

To read Skinner’s article in full, click here.