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  •  Jesse’s ‘Ted Talk’ at Stanford

    Monday, Jun. 30, 2014
  •  Julie Frye (Fall 2001)

    Monday, Jun. 30, 2014
  •  Strong Woman

    Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014
  •  Gratitude

    Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
  •  Martyrs, Las Nubes, and Light

    Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
  •  Commemorating the UCA Martyrs

    Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
  •  Somos Familia

    Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
  •  La Memoria Histórica

    Friday, Sep. 27, 2013
  •  Learning about "Happiness"

    Friday, Sep. 20, 2013
  •  Summer Program

    Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

    The summer program focuses on health care and public health in El Salvador and provides students with a unique opportunity to integrate direct immersion with people living in poor communities (praxis sites) and academic study. This intensive program will focus on what the health problems are in El Salvador, why the country has these health issues, and how they are being handled from both a medical response to disease and public health programs, which try to reduce the frequency of disease before people need medical care.

    Students participate in two academic courses: Health Care and Public Health in El Salvador and either Advanced or Conversational Spanish. These courses are designed to intentionally integrate students’ experience in their praxis site with the academic discipline.

    Requirements

    In order to apply, students must:

    1. Be in good academic standing at their home university

    2.Posses an intermediate level of Spanish (minimum of 2 Spanish courses at the university level)

    3.Desire to be immersed in local poor communities (praxis site) and have that experience be integrated with academic classes

    4.Recognize the importance of being culturally sensitive

    Program Dates

    June 15th (Arrival)- July 14th (Departure)

    Cost

    The cost of an SCU 8- quarter credit summer program in 2012-13 was $5,536.  

    2013-14 costs will be available in spring of 2013.