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Welcome to a New Semester and Welcome Back to Eastern!

Dear Eastern Students,

Welcome to both new and returning students in the School of Continuing Education.  In addition to your course work, you have lots of choices at Eastern
 
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Photo of Main Market Square in Krakow, Poland courtesy of Wikipedia

Consider participating in a Global Field  Course http://www.easternct.edu/ce/GlobalFieldCourses-home.htm .  In these short-term courses you travel with an Eastern professor and study a subject in a foreign land. Or you may want to consider Study Abroad http://www.easternct.edu/internationalstudyabroad/index.html in another country for a semester or a year.

Are you interested in the Bachelor of General Studies degree?  Make an appointment by calling (860) 465-0206.

Wishing you a wonderful semester and New Year!

Carol Williams, Associate Dean of the School of Continuing Education

. . . you could be earningJerusalem.jpg credits while four-wheeling in the Israeli desert and swimming in the Dead Sea! 

 

But don't wait until September to get started!  Save your money this summer so you can join History Professors Caitlin Carenen and David Frye on an amazing journey to Israel and Jordan next January.  Trip dates are December 28, 2013-January 6, 2014.  You will register for HIS 470 and 471 for Wintersession 2014.  The cost of the trip is approximately $3,500.

 

Highlights include touring Jerusalem; spending a night in a Bedouin desert camp after four-wheeling in the desert; visiting a Palestinian refugee camp; visiting the Israeli Holocaust Memorial; visiting Tel Aviv and climbing Masada; and floating in the Dead Sea!

 

P.S. The group is forming now, so contact one of the two professors before you leave campus this month.  If you are interested, contact Dr. Carenen at carenenc@easternct.edu or Dr. Frye at fryed@easternct.edu immediately!

 

 

Hungary for the Summer-Global Field Course Still Has Some Seats

Global Field Course to Hungary: Summer 2013

The Nazi Aftermath in Central Europe: History, the Media, and the Holocaust

HIS/COM 475 (1-credit)

Approximate Cost: $2925

Professor César D. Beltran (Communications) will be leading a group of students to Budapest in the heart of Central Europe.

When:May 28 - June 10, 2013

Where: Budapest, Hungary

Course Objective: To investigate how the

present-day Hungarian media represents the Holocaust

What to Expect: 

Lectures held at the Budapest campus of McDaniel College and given by specialists from renowned European academic Institutions.

Visits to the state-run television network, Budapest's Jewish Quarter, the Dohany Street Synagogue.

An overnight excursion to the Nazi concentration camp located in Mauthausen, Austria.

For more information contact either Professor Beltran (beltranc@easternct.edu), or student worker Conrad Guthrie (contedstu2@my.easternct.edu)

Hungary for the Summer-Global Field Course Still Has Some Seats

Global Field Course to Hungary: Summer 2013

The Nazi Aftermath in Central Europe: History, the Media, and the Holocaust

HIS/COM 475 (1-credit)

Approximate Cost: $2925

Professor César D. Beltran (Communications) will be leading a group of students to Budapest in the heart of Central Europe.

When:May 28 - June 10, 2013

Where: Budapest, Hungary

Course Objective: To investigate how the

present-day Hungarian media represents the Holocaust

What to Expect: 

Lectures held at the Budapest campus of McDaniel College and given by specialists from renowned European academic Institutions.

Visits to the state-run television network, Budapest's Jewish Quarter, the Dohany Street Synagogue.

An overnight excursion to the Nazi concentration camp located in Mauthausen, Austria.

For more information contact either Professor Beltran (beltranc@easternct.edu), or student worker Conrad Guthrie (contedstu2@my.easternct.edu)

Hungary for the Summer-Global Field Course Still Has Some Seats

Global Field Course to Hungary: Summer 2013

The Nazi Aftermath in Central Europe: History, the Media, and the Holocaust

HIS/COM 475 (1-credit)

Approximate Cost: $2925

Professor César D. Beltran (Communications) will be leading a group of students to Budapest in the heart of Central Europe.

When:May 28 - June 10, 2013

Where: Budapest, Hungary

Course Objective: To investigate how the

present-day Hungarian media represents the Holocaust

What to Expect: 

Lectures held at the Budapest campus of McDaniel College and given by specialists from renowned European academic Institutions.

Visits to the state-run television network, Budapest's Jewish Quarter, the Dohany Street Synagogue.

An overnight excursion to the Nazi concentration camp located in Mauthausen, Austria.

For more information contact either Professor Beltran (beltranc@easternct.edu), or student worker Conrad Guthrie (contedstu2@my.easternct.edu)

For All Eastern Students: Upcoming Global Field Courses

The School of Continuing Education at Students_in_Pisa.JPGEastern has Global Field Courses going to France, London and Paris, London and the Lake District, Nepal, and Florence.

The School of Continuing Education at Eastern, working with many of Eastern's academic departments, offers Global Field Courses (GFC) throughout the academic year. A Global Field Course at Eastern is a one to five week-long experience carrying Eastern course credit, taught in part or entirely on-site in a location away from Eastern.

Why take a Global Field Course? You can travel while earning college credits, try new food, experience new cultures, increase confidence, and learn to adapt to a different environment. A global field courses experience looks good on a resume and demonstrates a success-oriented view toward a global economy.

For information about these and more upcoming Global Field Courses, visit http://www.easternct.edu/ce/GlobalFieldCourses-home.htm

Wintersession Global Field Course to Hawaii - Take the Course Now!

Hawaii
Hawaii.jpgRegister for fall 2012 THE 365.  Non-theatre majors are welcome.  Permission of the instructor is required.  You take the course in this fall and have the field experience in Hawaii during Wintersession from Jan. 1-13, 2013.

During the fall course, non-majors and majors are certain to have a transformative experience building a theatre piece to be performed in Hawaii in January 2013.  Highlights of the field experience include touring urban, rural and historical locations; conducting interviews; attending workshops with historians and theatre professionals; constructing playable characters; and performing on Oahu.   The approximate cost for the Hawaiian portion (without Wintersession credit) is $3,000.  For more information, email Assistant Professor J.J. Cobb at
cobbj@easternct.edu

Register now, as seats are filling up!


Now is the time to think about preparing for your career after college.  The world economy is just that -- global, and it's time to enhance your education and resume with a global experience.  If you don't have the time or money for a semester abroad, then consider a Global Field Course.  Here are two upcoming Global Field Courses that you can register for now.

 

Jamaica
Register for fall 2012 EDU 457 - Global Educational Field Experience in Jamaica,Jamaica-Education.jpg a three-credit Tier II Cultural Perspective course.  Permission of the instructor, Dr. David Stoloff, is required.   You take the course in the fall and have the field experience in Jamaica during Wintersession from Jan. 2-9, 2013.

Highlights include serving as a teaching aide at an infant school, primary, junior high or high school in Hanover or St. James Parishes in Jamaica; studying ecotourism; interacting with Jamaican teachers and students; and experiencing Jamaican culture.    The approximate cost of the Jamaica portion is $1,850, which includes airfare, ground transportation, housing and most meals.)  For more information or to get on the interest list, please contact Professor Stoloff at
stoloff@easternct.edu

 

Hawaii
Hawaii.jpgRegister for fall 2012 THE 365.  Non-theatre majors are welcome.  Permission of the instructor is required.  You take the course in the fall and have the field experience in Hawaii during Wintersession from Jan. 1-13, 2013.

During the fall course, non-majors and majors are certain to have a transformative experience building a theatre piece to be performed in Hawaii in January 2013.  Highlights of the field experience include touring urban, rural and historical locations; conducting interviews; attending workshops with historians and theatre professionals; constructing playable characters; and performing on Oahu.   The approximate cost for the Hawaiian portion (without Wintersession credit) is $3,000.  For more information, email Assistant Professor J.J. Cobb at
cobbj@easternct.edu

Register now, as seats are filling up!


Study in Spain This Summer

 

 

spain_powerpoint.jpgSpend a month in Alicante Spain this summer with Professor Agustin Bernal and other Eastern students and earn 6 credits.  An informational meeting for the trip will be held next Wednesday, February 22nd in Webb Hall, Room 223. The meeting will be from 2:30-3:30 P.M. and will discuss trip details, payment, and credits. As of right now, the trip is approximately $4500 and covers ALL expenses for the month long program.

 

If you cannot attend the meeting on Wednesday next week, contact Student Assistant Conrad Guthrie a contedstu2@easternct.edu by calling (860) 465-0207.  Below is the link to the flyer for the program.

 

http://www.easternct.edu/continuingeducation/documents/
GlobalFieldCourses/Summer_in_Spain_2012_flyer.pdf

Ghana Global Field Course in Summer 2012

 

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Eastern is returning to Ghana for a Global Field Course this summer from July 5-16, 2012.  The approximate cost, all inclusive, is $3,600, which includes airfare, ground transportation, housing and most meals.


Register for Summer or Fall 2012 Internship PBH/BIO 494 Field Internship in Public Health.  The prerequisite is permission from Professor Yaw Nsiah.

What are the benefits of this global field course?


You will learn about public health in Ghana including traditional healers; assist in local schools and at Mampong Orphanage; learn about ecotourism and go on safari at the Mole Game Reserve; and visit local chiefs, a voodoo shrine and the Elminia slave castles.

Interested?  Contact Professor Yaw Nsiah, Nsiah@easternct.edu or Conrad Guthrie, student assistant, at (860) 465-0207.

 

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