Semester at Sea is my study abroad program, and one that has thrust me squarely out of my zone of reference.
LIHUE – Carly Matsumoto stumbled across the game of lacrosse when she was a freshman at the University of San Diego.
Kristen Forti, a 2012 graduate of Hillsborough High School, and a junior attending Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, will continue her environmental studies during the fall semester with the Institute for Shipboard Education.
Art designer Sara Booker of Put-In-Bay was impressed with 18-year-old daughter Audrey Sheehan’s photographs of Lake Erie and other sites taken during her Semester At Sea program. So, Booker has self-published a book called “Quotes About Boats, Lakes, Seas and the Shore.” The photographs are accompanied by quotes culled by Booker from such diverse voices as Billy Joel, Shakespeare, Gilda Radner, Martin Luther King Jr., Herman Melleville, Spongebob Squarepants, Ernest Hemingway and both Warren and Jimmy Buffett. Booker spoke with Plain Dealer reporter Michael Heaton.
Sturgis area artist Dale Lamphere has been expanding his reputation through sculptures large enough to catch the eye and the mind in outdoor settings.
Hard work and creative skill have served him well during a 45-year artistic career that began with a college course that took him sailing to 18 countries in six months. It was called Semester at Sea and it gave Lamphere a look at the world, its history and art, that would change his perspective and lead him into art.
CLCA Meike explains how a semester at sea taking classes and travelling abroad changed her outlook on life and learning!
Go abroad. The only experience over the past four years that rival my time with The Chronicle is the semester I studied abroad. I participated in a program called Semester at Sea, where I circumnavigated the globe, travelling to 12 different countries throughout Asia and Africa by ship. The things I saw, the people I met and the conversations I had will stay in my mind forever, and taught me more about life and myself than I could have ever learned from a lecture.
California Lutheran University will hold its 2014 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17.
Pencils of Promise CEO, founder Adam Braun spoke about his nonprofit organization Tuesday.
Microfinance provides banking services to the poor who would normally not qualify. These services usually involve such small amounts of money that traditional banking considers them inconsequential.
Lauren Jones, a third-year student majoring in English and Economics, is on Semester at Sea this spring and has agreed to blog about her experience.
Delmar students presented their tablet projects during last weeks Delmar School Board meeting. A Health teacher also requested permission to travel the world during her sabbatical.
A Falls Church family has turned the pain of the sudden loss of family member into something positive.
After winning award money from the Emerging Talk conference, student entrepreneurs are on their way to making their visions a reality. Twenty-two student start-ups won…