Office of International Affairs to hold study abroad summit

Marissa Mendel

The Office of International Affairs is holding a study abroad summit today and tomorrow to educate students and faculty on the benefits of participating in and leading study abroad and overseas programs.

From 9 to 10:30 a.m. today in the Moulton Hall Ballroom, faculty and staff will have the chance to learn about new frontiers in study abroad and meet overseas coordinators Marcello Fantoni, director of the Florence program, and Susanne Peters, assistant director of the Geneva program.

From 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Room 310 of the Student Center, faculty and staff who are interested in developing and leading a short-term study abroad program can learn more about how to do so.

From 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the same room, deans, deparment chairs, school directors and faculty can participate in small group sessions about future enhancements to the Florence and Geneva programs with Fantoni and Peters.

From 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Moulton Hall Ballroom, students can learn more information about studying abroad. As part of Honors Week, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Peters will present “The Crossroads to International Affairs” and Fantoni will present “Learning Within a World Heritage City.”

All events are free and open to the entire campus.

Contact International Affairs reporter Marissa Mendel at [email protected].