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This year our community embraced a philosophy of stewardship that expands our commitment to a “sense of place”. As our community embarks on Spring Break, the reality of our 2019 Global Immersion Studies trips’ departures sets in. We took this time of anticipation to sit...

Global Immersion Studies is always best expressed by our students who are experiencing the culture with fresh eyes. Here are excerpts from four freshmen in the Ecuador group journal. They spent four days in the remote community of Tsachila located near the base of the...

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Week three of Global Immersion Studies is upon us, and our students are moving on to new homestays, countries and adventures. For our seniors traveling in Tanzania, this transition is full of emotions. For many of them, this is their fourth GIS trip, and while...

We can almost hear the yawns of our weary traveling students turn to laughter and cheers as they reach their destinations around the globe. Margi, trip faculty on the Tanzania trip, passed along a few images which she titled, “Various States of Consciousness.” We can...

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