[Blackstudies-l] LAST INFO SESSION OF THE SEMESTER for GEOG 388 and SOCL 478 in Ghana (West Africa) - Summer 2020

Jennifer Rogalsky rogalsky at geneseo.edu
Sun Dec 1 14:51:53 EST 2019


*This is our last info session of the semester -- please attend so you can
plan/discuss with family/friends over the winter break!*

WHAT: Information/interest session for GEOG 388 and SOCL 478 in Ghana,
May-June 2020.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 3, at 3:00pm
WHERE: Bailey 246

MORE INFORMATION:

*SOCL 478: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA (Prof. Jo Kirk: kirk at geneseo.edu
<kirk at geneseo.edu>)*Course counts for Sociology Senior Seminar or 400-level
elective, International Relations (study abroad requirement and political
economy & developing world tracks), Conflict Studies, and Africana & Black
Studies


*GEOG 388: URBAN LIVES & LIVELIHOODS IN GHANA (Dr. Jennifer Rogalsky:
rogalsky at geneseo.edu <rogalsky at geneseo.edu>)*Course counts for Geography,
Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, International Relations (study abroad
requirement and political economy & developing world tracks), and Africana
& Black Studies

The approach will be largely experiential and applied learning, and site
visits will include schools, hospitals, factories and other businesses,
farms, markets, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and community
development projects. For GEOG and SOCL the program will include service
days, earning one credit of INTD 250, spent at schools and other sites.
Optional cultural excursions include traditional arts & crafts, hiking,
drumming & dance, and more.
The U.S. State Department ranks Ghana as a Level 1 country, the safest
category for travel; the Global Peace Index ranks Ghana at 44 out of 163,
compared to the U.S. ranking of 128.

If you have dismissed the idea of study abroad because of the cost, visit
the Study Abroad Office and Dr Michael Mills to learn about scholarships.
And come to a Ghana info session to learn how much value this study abroad
program offers...

-- 
Jennifer Rogalsky, PhD
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Geography
Urban Studies Coordinator
SUNY Geneseo
Bailey Hall 227
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: 585 245 6197
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