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China 2014

DCCC students, especially those studying or interested in Business, are encouraged to participate in a trip to China tentatively scheduled for May/June 2014. We are currently accepting applications for the 2014 trip.  Four partial scholarships of $750 are available.  Contact Suzanne LaVenture at slaventure@davidsonccc.edu or Peggy Grotberg atpgrotber@davidsonccc.edu for more information.

China Scholarship Application

This short term study abroad tour is part of an arrangement with CCID (Community Colleges for International in conjunction with Shanghai Finance University and Beijing Union University. Students from two other U.S. community colleges will also participate on the tour: Valencia College (FL) and Central Piedmont Community College (NC).

The program will consist of both cultural activities and lectures by professors at our partner universities with emphasis on what is happening in China's business sector and economy.  Students will take a 3 hour course, HUM 180 – International Cultural Exploration, as part of the experience.

For full details, visit: http://ccid.studioabroad.com

Peru 2014

Service Learning in Chimbote, Peru
May 2014

DCCC is offering this study abroad opportunity through CCID (Community Colleges for International Development, Inc.) in cooperation with Los Amigos, a non-profit organization based in Chimbote, Peru www.losamigos-chimbote.org. On the program you will meet students from other partner community colleges. You will also have an opportunity to interact with local residents through the volunteer work in which you will be participating.

Scholarship Application

The Experience in a Nutshell

  • Spend 11 days in Peru
  • Earn three college credits (HUM 180 – International Cultural Exploration)
  • Observe and analyze social, economic and other aspects of life in Chimbote
  • Learn about local culture and customs through interactions with local residents
  • Experience culture through volunteering at the local shelters, clinics, agencies

The Program and the Course
The group will spend most time in Chimbote, volunteering at local shelters, clinics and assistance agencies. There is a one day tour into an Inca cultural site outside of Chimbote. The group also spends time in the capital city of Peru, Lima. The program works predominantly with the poorest residents in Chimbote.

Estimated Program Fee: $1,700 - $1,800

The Program Fee includes: Round trip airfare to Peru, health insurance, accommodation at the Mission, meals (three daily), airport transportation and in-country transfers, cultural activities as noted, fees for scheduled cultural visits.

The Program Fee does not include:
 College tuition, passport, airport exit fees, medical deductible, pocket expenses/ incidentals, tips, and immunization fees (if applicable). Program fees are subject to change until program costs are finalized and the airline tickets are purchased. Visit the CCID Troika website at http://ccid.studioabroad.com for details, updates and to view country and program information. You may also apply for the trip at this site. 

For more information, contact Tiffany Hemrick at tshemric@davidsonccc.edu or Suzanne LaVenture at slaventure@davidsonccc.edu.

Spain 2014

Study Abroad in Spain

Destination country, city, or venue Salamanca, Spain
Program dates 2 week:June 21-July 5
4 week:June 21 –July 19
Deposit payment deadline Dec. 10, 2013 (negotiable)
Program payment deadline March 28, 2013
Course associated with program SPA 111, 112, 211 or 212 and HUM 180
Program sponsoring college Davidson County Community College
College location Thomasville, NC 
Program Point of Contact Danielle Richardson
336-249-8186 x 6272
Deposit amount $300
Program cost
Program cost includes Airfare, housing, books, food, laundry, excursions
Program cost does not include Passport, spending money, tuition at DCCC
2 week: $3,600
4 week: $4,850
Scholarship Application

New York City 2014

With the DCCC Community Travel Club
April 6-8

Sightseeing, great meals and maximum flexibility to set your own schedule.

$1,650 per person/$250 holds your reservation.

Travel package includes airfare (from Charlotte) and airport ground transfers, double-occupancy hotel room in Midtown Manhattan, two hotel breakfasts and a special Monday night dinner! (Flights from Greensboro and single-occupancy hotel rooms are possible – higher rates apply.)

Enjoy sites that only New York can offer, and two are included – Choose from the Empire State Building, Museum of the City of New York, Water Taxi around the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Natural History Museum or Top of the Rock.

Also includes an evening at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center to see Davidson County native Victoria Livengood performing in Arabella – followed by a VIP backstage tour led by the “Dixie Diva” herself.

Spaces limited.

Make your reservations today by calling 336.224.4680

International Education

Suzanne L

Suzanne LaVenture
Director, International Education
Faculty, Spanish
336.249.8186, ext. 6217

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