Virtual Study Abroad Info Session: Discovering Chile: A Sense of Place

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact

Suzanne Savaria: Savaria@pdx.edu
Hannah Marrs: hmarrs@pdx.edu

Are you stuck at home, dreaming of distant lands? In this summer course you will get to know Chile, virtually! You will engage with Chilean students and hear lectures from renowned professors at the Universidad Aldofo Ibanez! You will also earn credit toward your Junior Cluster, and you can use your PSU financial aid!

Virtual Course Dates: June 21st - July 18th, 2021
Course Credit: 4 credits toward your Global Perspectives Junior Cluster requirement!
Education Abroad Advisor: Hannah Marrs, hmarrs@pdx.edu
Faculty / Program Leader: Suzanne Savaria, savaria@pdx.edu 

Learn More & Apply Here: http://vikingsabroad.pdx.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10674

 

Rainbow over mountains in Chile

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