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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Learn about faculty-led study abroad programs offered at Adelphi for the 2017 January Intersession.

Faculty-led study abroad programs are an excellent way to earn Adelphi credit and study a special topic with an Adelphi professor in a new cultural context. Offered for major and elective credit, these 2-3 week programs are designed as high-impact academic and service experiences. Visit the Center for International Education site for more information. Spring break and summer faculty-led programs will be posted online in late fall.

January Intersession 2017

Costa Rica SustainabilityCosta Rica Expedition: Quest for Sustainability

(3 credits)

Faculty Leader:
Peter DeBartolo, Administrative Director, Levermore Global Scholars Program

Travel to Costa Rica and explore how sustainable development interconnects with peacebuilding, human rights, and political ecology. Through this field course, you will investigate public policy and development from a global perspective, volunteer with local nonprofits, participate in community development, and explore national parks and rainforests.

This course fulfills the Global Learning goal.


Nursing Service Learning in Costa RicaNursing Service-Learning in Costa RIca

(1 credit)

Faculty Leaders:
Charles Cal, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Margaret Marie Cox, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Further your nursing skills by engaging with an impoverished community near San Jose, Costa Rica. Students work with children to conduct basic health assessments, assess the health needs of homebound elderly, and give health education workshops. Students must complete Fundamentals in Nursing to participate in this program.

This course fulfills the Global Learning goal.


Experiencing London Theatre

Experiencing London Theatre

(3 credits)

Faculty Leaders:
Brian Rose, Professor of Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences

Sean Sullivan, Associate Professor of Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences

The English-speaking world’s theatre capital awaits students with an interest in the arts and a desire to spend time in one of Europe’s greatest cities. This program is a theatre-appreciation and criticism course built around seeing eight carefully chosen London productions with related tours and events, including a day at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

This course fulfills the Global Learning goal and Arts distribution.


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Service-Learning in Guatemala

(1 credit)

Faculty Leaders:
Christine Coughlin, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Susan Zori, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Adelphi’s partnership with Mayan Families Association, a local non-profit organization that works to educate, feed, shelter and heal the impoverished populations of Lake Atitlan, enables students to engage with the local Guatemalan community, participating in health assessments and other service efforts. The program begins with a weekend in historic colonial Antigua.

This course fulfills the Global Learning goal.

 
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For further information, please contact:

Center for International Education
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3487
e – cie@adelphi.edu

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