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Faculty-Led Maymester Programs 2017

ENG 441  Wordsworth in the Lake District (3 credits)

Professor Bruce Graver (ENG)

The aim of this course is to integrate a study of the poetry of William Wordsworth with the landscapes he described and to integrate that study further with the art and manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, UK.  The course begins with a week on campus work and then students will travel to England.  Wordsworth in the Lake District Application 2017.docx

 Program Dates: May 22-June 4, 2017
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: November 16, 2016


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.  CBSI Ghana Application 2017.docx

Program Dates: May 21-June 2, 2017
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: February 14, 2017


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: June, 2017
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: November 11, 2016


HIS/ART 481 Japan & the US, 1853-Present: Image & Power (3 credits)

Professor Colin Jaundrill (HIS) & Professor Eric Sung (ART)​

This program gives students the opportunity to explore the dynamic relationship between the US and Japan from the countries' first contact in 1853 up to the present time through a combination of academic study and field experience.  The course begins with a week of on-campus work and then students will travel to Japan for field experience.  Japan Application 2017.docx

Program Dates: May 22-June 6, 2017
Program Cost: TBD 
Application Deadline: December 5, 2016 (along with $500 deposit)


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 China where we will have an opportunity to experience Chinese culture and businesses first hand.   China Application 2017.pdf

Program Dates: May 15- 31, 2017
Program Cost: TBD​​ 
Application Deadline:  December 15, 2016 (along with $500 deposit)