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Faculty-Led Maymester/Course Imbedded Programs 2018

 

EPS 450 Community-Based Student Internship (3 credits)

Professor Stephen Mecca (EPS)

The Providence in Ghana CBSI is a Community-Based Student Internship that includes a three- to four-week experience in Ghana living in and working on meaningful problems in water, sanitation, hygiene and education in a rural community. The projects are efforts connected to the work of the Global Sustainable Aid Project and the S-Lab at Providence College.       

Program Dates: TBD
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: TBD

 

GST 371 Social Infrastructures in South Africa (4 credits)

Professor Nick Longo (PSP) & Magali Garcia-Pletsch (Feinstein Institute Staff)

This program focuses on the study and practice of community engagement in Cape Town.  Students will participate in a course alongside UCT students, studying social infrastructures and community engagement.  Students will get a chance to think about the complexity of the social dynamics of development, and build their competencies to engage citizens in meaningful ways as professionals. 

Program Dates: TBD
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: TBD

 

HIS 481 Spain: History, Belief, Violence, and Coexistence of the Three Great Monotheistic Religions (3 credits)

Professor Karen Holland (HIS) & Fr. David Orique (HIS)​

This program explores the unique interaction in Spain among the three great monotheistic religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, especially in central and in southern Iberia.   Both the land of Cervantes' Don Quixote and the terrain of Reconquista offer the opportunity to examine the rich cultural intersection of religious dialogue, literary creativity, philosophical inquiry, artistic innovation and architectural inspiration as well as linguistic and ethnic mixing that resulted from the long and conflicted interface of these three faiths. 

Program Dates: May 21-June 6, 2018
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: TBD

 

MGT 301 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)

Dr. John Schibler (MGT) and Assistant Dean Jacqueline Elcik (School of Business)

This course involves the analysis of how people behave both as individuals and as members of groups and organizations. The topics covered in this course include perception, motivation, group dynamics and team effectiveness, leadership, power and politics, decision-making, and managing diversity and individual differences.  This course also develops students' appreciation of the differences across cultures through application of organizational behavior concepts in a global environment. This special section of MGT 301 – Organizational Behavior will include a visit to Argentina over spring break where we will have an opportunity to experience Argentinean culture and businesses first hand.        

Program Dates: March 4-10, 2018
Program Cost: TBD​​ 
Application Deadline:  TBD

 

THL 375 Global Service in Solidarity (4 credits)

Dr. Dana Dillon (THL) and Campus Minister Bob Pfunder (Chaplins Office)

This course introduces students to the concepts of the common good, solidarity, and subsidiarity as drawn from the broader body of Catholic social thought and as developed in the Christian theological tradition.   The course includes a service-learning immersion trip to the San Lucas Toliman Mission in Solala, Guatemala.

Program Dates: March 3-10, 2018
Program Cost: TBD​​ 
Application Deadline:  TBD