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Amazing Study Abroad Adventures

September 2, 2011

Read all about these trips in the Summer Abroad 2011 Newsletter produced by the Center for International Education and Outreach.

Read all about these trips in the Summer Abroad 2011 Newsletter produced by the Center for International Education and Outreach.

May in St. Lucia
Dr. Sue Morra together with 11 students traveled to St. Lucia in the Caribbean to complete scuba training dives and to take the Research Diver Methods class. Students made a total of 11 dives over 5 days.

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Engineering Students in Boliva
When SFU students weren't touring Pre-Incan ruins, sailing Lake Titicaca, hiking in the Bolivian Altiplano, or enjoying Bolivian culture and food, they were performing important engineering service and research during the Environmental Engineering Service-Learning-Research Experience in Bolivia.

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Summer in France
Viewing the monastic site and the village of Ambialet (which serves as the center for the University's programs in France) is, as in the words of Stephen O'Shea's description of Carcassone, to dream with your eyes open. To imagine that our university has such a beautiful part of France within its community of students and scholars is truly remarkable.

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American Sign Language Cruise
What do you get when you take 15 students without their voices to the Caribbean with 500 Deaf passengers?....An immersion experience like no other. In May, Saint Francis students embarked on the first American Sign Language (ASL) Immersion Cruise.

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Springtime in Italy
The Springtime in Italy (7th edition) was true to the program's mission statement in providing yet again a unique, new experience for its 33 students and 5 faculty. Every May the program embarks on its cultural journey of exchange in the arts, culture, and knowledge.

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May in Mexico
In the breath-taking city of Playa del Carmen, located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, students enjoyed the luxurious Caribbean beaches and fabulous sites throughout the month of May.

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