Paris’ Louvre, Ghana’s history,
other cultures draw Manchester
students to January Session
Session and more than 11 percent of Manchester College’s students are
abroad or studying in New York City or Washington, D.C.
They’re discussing modern scientific thought in Great Britain,
experiencing the arts in Italy, studying African history in Ghana, and
exploring cultures in Mexico, Hawaii, Spain and France.
Meanwhile, 45 classes, practicums and internships continue back home in
Indiana, from environmental law and accounting to chemical
science and human conflict.
Two classes are
traveling France together: Social Psychology with Associate Professor
Marcie Coulter-Kern and Exploring France with French Professor Janina
Traxler. The 14 students and two faculty members are exploring Paris,
Lyon, Strasbourg and more.
traveled outside North America before,” said junior psychology major
Kelli Griewank, who studied French to prepare for the trip. “I’m nervous
about traveling but I’m excited to visit Musée du Louvre!”
are experiencing the arts in Italy with Professor Jim Adams and Thelma
Rohrer. Dr. Mark Angelos is
teaching his popular Comparative Civilizations course in Spain this
month and Dr. Susan Klein, chair of the Chemistry Department, has taken
her class to London.
Dr. Benson Onyeji
is teaching nine students about African History in Ghana and 14 students
are in Latin America with Dr. Ingrid Rogers.
Professor Scott Strode is leading his Intercultural Theatre class
to New Zealand this year.
Nine students are
Experiencing the Arts in New York City with Dr. Debora Dewitt of the
music faculty and political science Professor Leonard Williams and six
students will study Contemporary Politics in the nation’s capital.
Dr. Gary Zimmerman’s class in Cross Cultural Psychology is
finding ample examples in Hawaii.
January Session is Jan. 3-23, filled with focused, interactive study on
campus and off. Typically, classes last three hours each day on campus.
Spring Semester begins Jan. 31. For more about Manchester College, and
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