New Spring Break Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program for Grad Students

Early and Elementary Education in Italy PosterEarly and Elementary Education in Italy is a 7-credit study abroad program for students in the Master’s of Teaching Program in Early/Elementary Education. Students will spend 2 weeks in Florence over spring break, exploring concepts of their core courses through immersion in diverse language and literacy settings in Florence.

For more information, check out the program page and Professor Zumbrunn’s blog.

Registration deadline is November 30!

 

Studio Art Centers International Florence Info Session!

Have you ever thought about studying the arts in Italy?
Studio Art centers International Florence (SACI) representative Todd Siddons will be visiting VCU this Wednesday, September 21!
Todd will be hosting an information session in the Arts building to inform students about SACI study abroad programs! Pizza will be served.

SACI Info Session
Wednesday, September 21
12:00pm-1:30pm
Arts Building
1000 W. Broad St.
1st floor conference room (room 107)

We hope to see you there!

Fierro Italian American Scholarship Deadline July 30th!

Remember, scholarships can be used to study abroad!
In 1996, the Fierro family of Richmond and the Italian American Cultural Association of Virginia established a scholarship for a Virginia Commonwealth University student of Italian descent. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students on the Monroe Park Campus of VCU, of Italian descent, have demonstrated financial need (as determined by the Financial Aid Office), and have and maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0. Only complete applications will be considered. An award of approximately $1,000 will be applied to the recipient’s tuition for the fall and spring semesters of the academic year 2010-2011. Application deadline: July 30, 2010.
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For information on studying abroad, contact VCU Education Abroad at abroad@vcu.edu or 827-7882.

Noto, Sicily Study Abroad Info Session: April 30 @ 3:00pm

Join us next Friday for an information session about VCU’s summer study abroad program “Grand Tour with the Classical heroes”!
Click here to read more about the program or to apply.
Are you interested in Classical studies, literature, or mythology? If so, then we invite you to attend the information session on Friday, April 30th at 3:00pm. The session will be held in the office of Education Abroad, 817 W. Franklin St. Room 122 (in the Franklin Street Gym.)
This trip has a reduced program fee of only $1090 plus airfare and tuition, making it an ideal option for many students. This study abroad opportunity is also open to faculty, staff, and non degree-seeking students.
Dr. Bernardo Piciché, the program director, will explain the nature, purpose and itinerary of the program and take any questions you may have.
Stephanie Davenport, Director of VCU Education Abroad, will discuss the registration process, fees, financial aid, and answer any questions you have about these and related topics, as well as study abroad, in general.

Sicily for a Song!

The Office of Education Abroad is still taking applications for a trip to Noto, Sicily! This trip has a reduced program fee of only $1090 plus airfare and tuition, making it an ideal option for many students. This study abroad opportunity is also open to faculty, staff, and non degree-seeking students.
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Spend two weeks in beautiful, sunny Sicily studying the Classical Mediterranean heroes!
A crossroad of the great civilizations of the past, ancient Sicily acted as the theater in which the dramas between Phoenicia, Carthage, Greece, Rome, Byzantium and more would play out. Follow the movements of Odysseus and visit sites from the great epic poems The Odyssey and The Aeneid.
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The lovely town of Noto is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and is one of the world capitals of Baroque art and architecture. Noto is two miles from the best sand beach of Sicily, and close to most of the important sites of Sicily.
Hurry to take advantage of this wonderful program at its reduced rate! The registration deadline is May 1st. 2010.
To apply, visit the website:
http://www.international.vcu.edu/abroad/programs/vcu/programdetail/p54.aspx