We are excited to host three different programs for the 2019 study abroad season.
Come check out what we'll be up to!
Nicaragua Spring Medical Program
Dr. Patrick Hickey will lead students on his annual excursion to the rural Nicaraguan
community of Masaya, bringing healthcare to the people in their homes and clinics.
Students will fly to Managua, Nicaragua, and spend seven days assisting doctors and
nurses with patient histories, diagnoses and medications. Daily service will be followed
by evening classes on such topics as medical Spanish, tropical diseases and how to
suture or administer injections. Students will also have a free day to enjoy Nicaragua,
zip-lining, hiking or simply shopping and enjoying the local culture. The following
information sessions will be held in our office this fall semester: September 24th,
4:00-5:00pm; September 27th, 6:00-7:00pm; September 28th, 11:00am-12:00pm, and the
same day at 1:00-2:00pm.
Ecuador & Galapagos Island Service Maymester
Join Dr. Daniella Cook and Cassie Davis as they serve the Working Boys Center in capital
city of Quito, Ecuador. This two-week course will focus on social justice, global
poverty, and equity as students help the Working Boys Center achieve its goal of providing
education, food, housing, and health care to community members. Additionally, we will
spend time enjoying the beauty of Ecuador by exploring the Andes Mountains, the Mindo
Cloud Forest and the Galapagos Islands. The following information sessions will be
held in our office this fall semester: September 26th, 10:30-11:30am; October 15th,
4:00-5:00pm; October 23rd, 12:30-1:30pm.
Greece & Malta Maymester
Join Dr. James Kirylo and Katie Zimmerle as they head off to Greece on this two-week
course. Starting in Athens, they will explore the most iconic spots in all of Greece
while studying the foundations of western philosophy in education. Next, the group
will travel off the beaten path to the neighboring islands of Santorini and Malta
to enjoy the beauty of these countries through excursions such as hiking, cave kayaking,
and snorkeling, not to mention a sunset donkey ride! The following information sessions
will be held in our office this fall semester: September 25th, 3:00-4:00pm; October
10th, 12:00-1:00pm; October 25th, 10:30-11:30am.