FCC provides opportunities for students, faculty and staff to become more globally connected by experiencing diverse cultures while earning college credit. This also helps community members understand each other better and thus strengthen relationships across different backgrounds and cultures.
Travel Abroad with FCC: Ghana
Join FCC Faculty on a 12-day experience to Ghana, Africa. Travel is paired with Sociology 101, English 102, or Communications 105, or Nursing clinicals. Due to Covid the original trip has been postponed, but FCC plans to lead a trip in 2022 and more information will be available in the coming months.
Requirements: Be at least 18 years of age at the time of travel, in good academic standing and enroll in the associated academic course.
Interested? Reach out to faculty listed below.
Classes, Questions, & More Information:
COMM105 Small Group Communications (Dr. Kathy Brooks) firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGL102 English Composition and Literature (Prof. Shemica Sheppard) email@example.com
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology (Prof. Corwin Parker) Cparker@frederick.edu
Nursing Clinicals (Prof. Sharon Garvey) Cgarvey@frederick.edu
If you're interested in helping FCC students travel to Ghana for a life-changing experience in 2022, please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Study Abroad Scholarship through the FCC Foundation by clicking here.
Also, check out:
MCCIEC, The Maryland Community College International Education Consortium, has travel opportunities through other community colleges in Maryland.
Click on the tab titled "Paying for Your Trip" at the top of this page to learn how you may be able to receive assistance.
Passport information, from application to fees, learn what you need in order to get yours.
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). This is a free service that allows US citizens traveling or living abroad to receive the latest security updates from the nearest US embassy or consulate.
Library Guide on Countries and Cultures
The Global Learning Committee at Frederick Community College facilitates the development of on- and off-campus global experiences (known as Global Learning Initiatives) that help students, faculty, and staff gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible, successful citizens in a globally-connected world.
Beth Douthirt-Cohen & Ivy Chevers
Jacob Ashby, Liaison, AVP for Center for Teaching and Learning
For general questions, email Ruth Flores at firstname.lastname@example.org
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