What are you doing for your next Spring Break? Want to spend it exploring a new culture, tasting authentic Jamaican food, and sight-seeing the natural beauty of the Caribbean? The Global Learning Office will be sponsoring a Spring 2015 Study Abroad program to Jamaica and you could be a
part of this educational experience.
This program will give you the opportunity to explore Jamaica behind the scenes – including culinary delights, the Bob Marley Museum, native animals at the Jamaica Zoo, the role of education in Jamaica at the University of the West Indies, the natural scenery of Coyaba River Gardens, and historical and important religious artifacts.
Travel Dates: March 7-14-, 2015
Applications Due: October 31, 2014
Program Costs – $2070+
3.0 College Credits – COM 140-60 (Summer 2015)
Course will count as an elective
Interested? Talk to us ASAP to learn more about the program and how to apply. Contact Dr. Anne McIntosh at Anne.McIntosh@cpcc.edu or the Global Learning Office at Global.Learning@cpcc.edu
Are you interested in studying in Japan, the British Isles, or Greece & Italy this summer? CPCC’s Global Learning office is offering three brand new scholarships ($1000/student) for our 2014 summer programs to those countries. Applications and recommendations are due by January 31, 2014. Find all of the information at http://www.cpcc.edu/study-abroad/scholarships. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.330.6167 with any questions.
Bring English literature to life – not just through readings and analysis, but by putting yourself in the shoes of your favorite authors. This summer, CPCC’s ENG 242-99 course will be conducted online and abroad to enable students a unique opportunity to explore prominent English, Scottish and Irish authors and their literary works. This excursion will explore the diversity and literary history of Edinburgh, Scotland and London with an optional extension to Dublin, Ireland. Participants will enjoy immersing themselves in bustling cities rich in history and culture, beautiful country sides, cathedrals and castles.
2012 is the year to Go Global with CPCC! Go Global Study Abroad Club is currently offering study abroad programs to China, Costa Rica, France, Germany and more. Studying abroad is a great opportunity for students to develop cross-cultural skills, boost language skills, gain a sense of independence, gain work skills, see new places, give back and make connections around the world. Fundraising, scholarships and financial aid may be available for students who participate. All majors are welcome.
Go Global meetings are held every first and third Thursday of the month.
The next meeting will be held:
When: Thursday, Feb. 16; 2 – 3 p.m.
Where: Central Campus, Overcash Building, Room 307
For more information, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/study-abroad or visit the International Learning office located on Central Campus, Overcash Building, Room 303 or call 704.330.6167.
Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC