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International Travel Experiences: Upcoming Opportunities

Summer 2017: Russia Abroad

Russia Study Abroad Program
Course and Travel Dates: June 1 - 21, 2017
Required Course Registration: Summer Session Social Problems (SO 102) and Ethnic Diversity (ID 209)
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age at time of travel and in good academic standing

Cost: $3,000.00 includes hotel, transportation, some meals and admissions and guide services. 

For a brochure and application contact: Dr. Marshall Botkin,, 301-846-2579 

January 2018: Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Travel, Study, Serve
Course Dates: January 3 - 22, 2018   Travel Dates: January 8 - 15, 2018
Required Course Registration: J-Term ID 250 Global Scholar Experience: Service Learning to Costa Rica
Pre-requisite or Corequisite: EN101
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age at time of travel and in good academic standing

For cost, itinerary, and details, contact: Assistant Professor Lora Diaz,, 301-846-2551

Check out the trip flyer for more information!

International Education Committee

Mission Statement

The International Education Committee at Frederick Community College facilitates the development of on- and off-campus international experiences that help students, faculty, and staff gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible, successful citizens in a globally-connected world.

Committee Members

Dr. Kelly Trigger
William (Bill) Grutzkuhn
Ana Maria Pinzon
Jane Beatty
Yi Lin Liu
Dr. Marshall Botkin
Brenda Dayhoff
Christine Rai
Kelli Ackiewicz
Lisa Freel
Joanna Gannon
Dr. Gengshi Lu
Kate Kramer-Jefferson
Pei Taverner
Larry Devan
Laura Cordova
Dana McDonald
Dr. Tony Hawkins
Christopher Sasse
Dr. Brian Stipelman
Dr. Molly Carlson
Deirdre Weilminster
Michelle Wichman
Teresa Clark

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.