ages 18 and older may also enroll for Study Tours and travel
as a group with MCCC faculty members and local tour guides
in the destination country. Four trips are planned for spring
and summer, 2011, and are open to community members, who may
register as noncredit students through MCCC's Center for Continuing
to Lynch, the goal of the Study Tours is to take students
outside the traditional classroom to experience a foreign
culture on different levels and from different perspectives
- its history, art, business, science, food and more. In May,
Lynch and two other MCCC faculty members led a group of 23
students on a 10-day tour of Italy. "The lessons learned
were both academic and social," she observes. "These
students were in the moment. Education is all about engagement.
That's where learning happens."
first tour destination is Costa Rica from March 11-18,
2011, for students enrolled in "Introduction to Sociology"
and "Beginning Spanish II." The trip features home
stays with local residents and tours to numerous sites including
the National Cultural Museum, National Theatre, Central Cathedral,
a zip-line tree canopy tour, and Volcano Poas, as well as
a health clinic, senior center, farm, schools and soup kitchen.
May 23-June 1, students taking "History of Western Civilization,"
"Art and Culture," and "Architecture and Culture:
International" will travel to London. Sites include
the People's History Museum, Museum of Science and Industry,
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Quarry Bank Mill, the Royal Society
of Arts, National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory,
Tate Modern, Hampton Court Palace of William III, Royal Society
of London, Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Windsor Castle, and
up is Germany and Switzerland from May 30-June 5, for
students taking "Global Environment of Business."
Trip highlights include the World Trade Organization, European
Central Bank, Daimler and Mercedes Benz facilities, and the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange, as well as picturesque stops at
Lake Geneva, German castles, and the historic cities of Geneva,
Heidelberg, and Stuttgart.
final destination is Paris from July 10-17. Students
taking "Microbiological Science Concepts," "Microbiology,"
and "Food and Culture" will visit cheese and wine
making facilities, and discover the scientific contributions
of Louis Pasteur. The itinerary also includes the Eiffel Tower,
Sainte Chapelle, Notre Dame, Paris Catacombs, Hotel des Invalides,
Dome Church, Latin Quarter, Arc de Triomphe Ascent, Avenue
des Champs-Élysées Walk, Jardin des Tuileries,
and the Louvre, as well as a day trip to Burgundy.
college will host Information Sessions throughout the
fall for students and community members. The first session
will be held Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6-7 p.m., in CM 108, on the
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Additional sessions
will be held Sept. 21, Oct. 7, Oct. 20, Nov. 4, Nov. 29 and
Dec. 7. For the full list of information session dates, times
and locations, click here.
More information is also available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or calling (609) 570-3660. Applications are accepted on a
first-come, first served basis. Depending on students' circumstances,
financial aid awards may apply.
more about both Study Tours and Semester Abroad here.