Ghana Study Trip, June 3 - June 23, 2017 {Registration Open}

Session Dates: June 3 - June 23, 2017

Eligibility: All Majors Welcome

You will gather information to complete an independent study project related to your current studies and interests during your time in Ghana. You will visit Greater Accra, the Volta Region and the Central Region. In addition to your academic studies, you will also while learn of history, heritage and culture in Ghana.  One of the historical highlights will be visiting one of the most well known symbols of the slave trade - the Elmina Slave Castle, including the "door of no return."

Project topic examples include, but are not limited to the following: 

Sustainable management of land and environment, food security and emergency preparedness, science and technology applied in food and agriculture development, reduced emissions for deforestation and degradation, wildlife management and public awareness. 

...and also...

Social entrepreneurship, development and small business functions. Those who choose this option will explore challenges within communities and develop methods to address them.  You will work with and learn from entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

Service Activity: You will also have an opportunity to aid Ghanaian citizens during visits to schools and hospitals. 

Fill out the Interest Form to receive your application materials and additional information. Dates are subject to change. 



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