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ED299 International Perspectives.
(May 19-June 2, 2014)

A two-week study abroad in Wales for degree-seeking students in Education. Students observe and assist in Welsh schools, gain knowledge of and participate in the life of schools in a different country and culture; participate in seminars and compare curricular and instructional perspectives resulting from the study abroad experiences through written response and digital documentary and formal presentation to faculty and students.
Cost (all-inclusive) $2,300. Scholarships are available. Application deadline is Jan. 31, 2014.
Contact Dr. Pam Riedel, professor of education, at priedel@averett.edu.


SUMMER STUDY ABROAD to Bangkok, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
June 28-July 11, 2014 (14 days)

Averett University’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program is offering an incredible study abroad opportunity to GPS Business students, Averett alumni, and friends of the University. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit an established Asian Tiger in Thailand as well as emerging economies in Cambodia and Vietnam. The region has the potential to become larger than the Chinese economy. The region has also played an important role in 20th Century American history and will play an important role in this century as China and America both attempt to position themselves as the dominant Asian power.

The estimated cost of the trip is $2550 for students, $2650 for alumni and friends, and $1800 for air fare. This includes: Cultural Experiences / Field Trips, Accommodation, Meals, Transportation.
Contact: Michael D. Parsons, Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies at mparsons@averett.edu for additional information. The trip is limited to 30 participants.

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ART103 Visual Arts and ART206 Art History in Italy
*new dates* May 11-25, 2014

From artists such as Donatello, da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael to film directors such as Roberto Benigni and Federico Fellini, Italy has been an artistic leader for more than 500 years. The treasures of the Vatican, the splendor of Florence, the Eternal City of Rome with its monuments, churches and restored ruins, and Pisa’s incredible architecture have called visitors for centuries. Answer that call with Averett University’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program travel/ study trip to Italy. The trip is open to students, Averett alumni, and friends of the University.
Cost: estimated cost of the trip is $2,800 for students and $2,900 for alumni and friends. The estimated air fare is $1,200.
For more information, please contact Michael D. Parsons, Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies at mparsons@averett.edu.

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ENG 399: ENGLAND Literary Landscapes
(Spring 2014 course with May abroad)

(See Flyer here for more information)
ENG 399 offers an exciting educational experience to students of all majors. We will explore history, geography, and culture of England to better understand literary and artistic settings over a broad time range. In May, students will get to tour the country, visit splendid castles and cathedrals, see amazing theater performances, and have opportunities to walk among England's beautiful countryside.

Highlights: London, Bath, Canterbury, Oxford, Lake District, and Stratford-upon-Avon, plus several other areas.

Course Requirements: Students must participate in and successfully pass required spring 2014 course component pre-departure; excursions, class discussions, and journaling while abroad is expected. This 3-credit course requires that both the on-campus and travel portions both be completed together.
Pre-requisite: any ENG 200-level or above course or instructor approval.

Cost: approximately $3,800/pp (includes RT airfare, accommodations, breakfasts, some dinners, transportation while abroad, and entrance fees to sites). Deposit due December 2013.

Contact Info: Dr. Gretchen Cohenour (gcohenour@averett.edu) Frith 322 (434) 791-5767


Equestrian Studies in Germany

ES299: Class will be a 2 hour credit course which will meet during the Fall 2013 semester at Averett once a week to do research, logistics, and studies. Then we will attend riding courses in Germany. There will be theory session incorporated and students will have to do various assignments during their time abroad. This course is designed to provide students with insight to the equestrian community in Germany. They will be exposed to the equestrian culture in Germany as it pertains to dressage, eventing, and stable management. They will have an opportunity to ride under a German instructor and recieve feedback on their riding technique and theocratical knowledge. The students will have the chance to compare and contrast the German equestrian culture with the American equestrian culture. Contact Meaghan Byrne at mbyrne@Averett.edu for more information.


ED 599 Schooling in Europe
June 22-July 3, 2014

Averett University’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program is offering an international travel study opportunity to Education students, teachers, as well as Averett alumni and friends. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about education in France and Germany while earning credits towards your degree or points towards recertification. Learn firsthand about the education system in Europe while enjoying the beauty and history of Berlin, Frankfurt, Heidelberg and Strasbourg.

The estimated cost of the trip is $2400 for students, $2500 for alumni and friends, and $1300 for air fare. This includes: Cultural Experiences / Field Trips, Accommodation, Meals, and Ground Transportation.

Contact: Michael D. Parsons, Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies at mparsons@averett.edu for additional information. The trip is limited to so apply early.

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STAY TUNED!
Upcoming AU travel courses will also include:

BSA in Costa Rica! (January 2015) The program will focus on EcoTourism and Agribusiness in Costa Rica through lectures and community service work at a local Cooperative and Community Center.
Contact: Professor Nancy Ryan nryan@averett.edu


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