Jump to Footer

2016 Summer Courses with Travel to Nicaragua

June 10–22, 2016 

This unique seminar experience includes immersion into the culture and a look into how Nicaragua and its people fit into the global economy. In addition to the coursework, you will do some hands-on volunteer work with building classrooms for the non-profit group "Amped for Education" who is the host contractor, visit with their families, eat some meals in their homes, and appreciate the people of this developing country. You will also have the opportunity to visit government agencies, as well as some tourist hot spots, including zip lining through the rainforest!

Complete 6 credits, plus earn LBC credit.

ILP 235: Global Sustainability (3 credits)

BUS 315: International Practicum (3 credits)

Space is limited. A $250 deposit is due during the summer course registration period in March 2016. For more information, contact Professor Jack Greeley at jgreeley@wne.edu or Dr. Joseph Gerard at jggerard@wne.edu.

Dr. Josie Brown-Rose, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Assistant Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1279

Email: jbrownro@wne.edu

Dr. Saeed Ghahramani, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Study Abroad Program

Phone: 413-782-1218

Email: sghahram@wne.edu 

Got Your Passport? Don’t forget to apply now for your passport to be ready to take advantage of this unique educational/travel opportunity.

How much will this trip cost?

This trip is estimated to cost $4,000. Costs are subject to change.

Where in Nicara

You will travel to the cities of Managua, Granada, and Leon

How can I participate?

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in study abroad opportunities. Students participating in year-long or semester-long study abroad programs must satisfy the specific grade point average required by the foreign university they will be attending.