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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 8, 2016

CONTACT: 
Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M)
jverkennes@monroeccc.edu 


 

STUDENTS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN STILL JOIN
STUDY ABROAD TRIP TO ITALY AND GREECE

Information Sessions Set for September-November

MONROE, Mich. – There is still time for students and community members to join a Study Abroad Program trip to Italy and Greece planned by Monroe County Community College for Spring 2017.

The trip will include stops in Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome and Sorrento, Italy; the ancient Roman town-city of Pompeii; Patras and Athens, Greece, and the ancient Greek sanctuary of Delphi. The trip will end with a Greek islands cruise. 

The deadline for enrolling is November 30.

Those interested in joining the 18-day tour can attend one of six informational meetings this fall:

  • September 20 at 7 p.m. in Room 173a of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building
  • September 27at 12:30 p.m. in Room 173a of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building
  • October 5 at 5 p.m. in Room 257 of the La-Z-Boy Center
  • October 18 at 7 p.m. in Room 257 of the La-Z-Boy Center
  • November 3 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 173a of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building
  • November 16 at 5 p.m. in Room 257 of the La-Z-Boy Center

MCCC faculty members Dr. Joanna Sabo, Dr. Bill McCloskey, Dan Shaw, Edmund LaClair, and Wendy Wysocki will be leading the Study Abroad trip.

Classes to be offered include Global Business Marketplace in Mediterranean Europe, Poetry and Drama, and Comparative Politics.
Students can take one, two or all three of the three-credit courses.  Community members who participate in the tour must enroll in at least one of the courses and are welcome to audit the course.

This will be MCCC’s sixth Study Abroad trip. Previous trips took students to Spain, Western Europe, Southeast Asia, Central Europe, Austria, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.

For more information, contact Sabo at (734) 384-4297 or jsabo@monroeccc.edu.

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.

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