Info Session About an Exchange With the American University in Cairo

Interested in learning about a study abroad experience in Egypt with the American University (AUC) in Cairo? Head to this information session next week!

Details: At the info session, you’ll learn all about the AUC and talk with alumni of the program.

When & Where: The info session will be…

  • On Tuesday, February 27th, at 3:30 p.m.
  • In the Robert Scott Small Building, room 207

Click here for more information about the AUC programs being offered.

The American University in Cairo Is Looking for Students for Their Presidential Associates Program!

The Presidential Associates Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC), which provides recent university graduates the opportunity to spend a full calendar year working at the highest levels of an international university, is looking for applicants for their upcoming cohort!

The Program: You will have the opportunity to learn Arabic, participate in community service, network with experts in the MENA region, and experience life in Egypt. Plus, you’ll have the unique opportunity to begin your professional career while abroad!

Benefits: Program benefits include a monthly living stipend, furnished faculty housing, private Arabic tutoring, access to AUC faculty and staff programs, community-based personal development, subsidized trips around Cairo and Egypt, and more.

Great Fit For: Graduating seniors from all backgrounds.

To ApplyClick here for the application information. Applications are due on Sunday, February 25th, so act fast!

For more information, go to this link, visit the program’s Facebook, or email associates@aucegypt.edu.

Travel to China and Thailand With This Asian Studies Summer Program!

Asian Studies is hosting a summer program to China and Thailand from May 13th to June 1st!

Details: The program will explore the culture, religion, and history of the “Golden Triangle,” the border area shared by Thailand, Laos, Burma, and China, in their social and environmental context. This will fulfill students’ study abroad requirements, even though it is just a couple of days short of a three-week requirement.

Courses Offered: There will be two courses, for a total of six credit hours, offered:

  • ASST 240: Food Culture and the Environment of the Golden Triangle (Dr. Piotr Gibas)
  • CHST 240: Culture and Religion of Thailand and Yunnan, China (Dr. Lei Jin)

To Apply: Go to this link to apply.

For more information, head to the application link, or email Dr. Jin (jinl@cofc.edu) or Dr. Gibas (gibaspp@cofc.edu).

Earn HONS colloquia credit studying healthcare and politics in the UK this summer

Travel to England and Scotland this summer to study advancements in healthcare and upheaval in European politics while taking an Honors colloquium course this summer.

Details: Travel to London and Edinburgh during the Summer I term (June 5 – July 5). Students on the trip can take HONS 250: The Future of Humanity in a Technological Tomorrow, a colloquia course that looks at how technological advances like AI and genetic engineering are impacting developments in healthcare and beyond.

Benefits:

  • Take a 3 credit Honors colloquium course to satisfy your Honors requirement.
  • You also have the option to take POLI 359: Remapping a Europe in Crisis.
  • Visit with experts and government officials in England and Scotland.
  • Scholarships are available through CIE and students may be eligible for Honors Summer Enrichment Program funding.

Great Fit For: Open to all Honors students who need a colloquia! Great opportunity for students interested in public health, politics, AI, technology, and more.

To Apply: Apply through CofC’s ViaTRM Portal.

Gothic Literature in London: A horrible way to spend Summer 2024

Spend a month this summer exploring gloomy gothic literature in London and Edinburgh and earn Honors immersed credit.

The Trip: June 26 – July 31 through an affiliate program taught through USM’s British Studies study abroad program.

The Classes: Explore how British culture uses Gothic themes to express fears, anxieties, and misgivings about gender & sexuality, nation & empire, race & class. We’ll also visit the gloomy moors and dark city streets where these stories are set.

Benefits:

  • Earn six total credits of gen-ed humanities ENGL credit.
  • Approved for Honors immersed credit.
  • Explore the cities, villages, museums, theaters, parks, and graveyards of Great Britain.

Learn More: Attend an info session on Thursday, January 25 at 5:00 p.m.; contact professor Tim Carens (carenst@cofc.edu) to express interest (even if you can’t come to the info session).

Earn HONS colloquia credit studying healthcare and politics in the UK this summer

Travel to England and Scotland this summer to study advancements in healthcare and upheaval in European politics while taking an Honors colloquium course this summer.

Details: Travel to London and Edinburgh during the Summer I term (June 5 – July 5). Students on the trip can take HONS 250: The Future of Humanity in a Technological Tomorrow, a colloquia course that looks at how technological advances like AI and genetic engineering are impacting developments in healthcare and beyond.

Benefits:

  • Take a 3 credit Honors colloquium course to satisfy your Honors requirement.
  • You also have the option to take POLI 359: Remapping a Europe in Crisis.
  • Visit with experts and government officials in England and Scotland.
  • Scholarships are available through CIE and students may be eligible for Honors Summer Enrichment Program funding.

Great Fit For: Open to all Honors students who need a colloquia! Great opportunity for students interested in public health, politics, AI, technology, and more.

To Apply: Apply through CofC’s ViaTRM Portal.

Earn HONS Colloquia Credit by Studying Abroad in the UK this Summer

Study political change in the UK and Europe on-site in England and Scotland while taking an Honors colloquium course this summer!

Details: HONS 250: The Future of Humanity in a Technological Tomorrow is one of two courses taught in a study abroad program to London/Edinburgh during the Summer I term (June 5 – July 5).

Benefits:

  • Take a 3 credit hour Honors colloquium course to satisfy your Honors requirement
  • Get exciting residential experience with three weeks in London and a week in Scotland
  • Have visits with experts and government officials in England and Scotland
  • Scholarships are available through CIE and students may be eligible for Honors Summer Enrichment Program funding

Great Fit For: Political Science majors, students interested in international relations, and students interested in AI and genetic engineering, including how they relate to future developments in healthcare.

To Apply: Apply through CofC’s ViaTRM Portal.

Three Weeks in Greece with the Sea Turtles? Yes Please!

The Center for Civic Engagement is offering a 2024 Maymester Alternative Break trip to Greece focused on wildlife rehabilitation and sustainable Tourism.

Alternative Break? An immersive educational travel experience that connects students with thought leaders and community organizations who are serving their communities in forward-thinking ways.

The Maymester Trip: Travel to Zakynthos, Greece from May 14 – June 4, 2024, and support sea turtle conservation efforts on the island. During the trip participants take part in strong direct service, educational programing, daily reflection, and leadership development.

How to Apply: Submit the application form to vissers@cofc.edu by Sunday, November 26 at noon.