（苏圣玛丽，接通 - 2020年2月9日）：一组六名学生AG体育在一个令人振奋的教育之旅，以着手其最新的伙伴学校的我们， Emory & Henry College位于弗吉尼亚州的从2月14日的高地 - 20年，2020年。
The students will attend course lectures on the Appalachian people, the historic struggles of the African American people, and Public Movements & Social Change. 学生们 will also participate in a civic engagement project during the day and will enjoy various social events in the evening, sponsored by the host institution’s faculty, students, staff, and community partners. Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad, Director of 夏沃基寄宿学校中心 (SRSC) and Dawn White, Director of 体验式学习 & International Affairs will co-present on Algoma University’s 特殊任务 and its current work in the SRSC during the host University’s signature cultural program, Lyceum Presentation.
多次实地考察定于学生们也;第一站将是 Mt.Pleasant历史学会，成立于1871年，由一群前奴隶和免费的黑人，并建立促进生命，文化的理解，并贡献发出非洲人区域。第二站将是 International Civil Rights Centre & Museum 位于北卡罗来纳州格林斯博罗，由4名由非暴力静坐格林斯博罗运动而闻名 北卡罗莱纳州农业技术州立大学 (NC A&T) students.
“Travelling abroad for a long period of time can be very scary and overwhelming,” said Eunjung Riauka, Coordinator of Global Engagement & Mobility; Internationalization Lead, Algoma University. “A short educational program is a great avenue to prepare for a semester abroad. This pilot program provides opportunities for underrepresented students who wouldn’t have had an opportunity to participate in a traditional exchange program. In addition, with February being Black 历史 Month, all our learning and experiences will give us a greater understanding and appreciation for the many contributions of the African American community.” Eunjung developed this pilot program and will be leading the trip with Elizabeth Edgar-Webgamigad and Dawn White.
“We are very excited to welcome Algoma U students and staff to our campus in February,” said Dr. Celeste Gaia, Director of International Education & Chair Department of 心理学, Emory & Henry College. “Our students will learn more about other cultures, particularly the Anishinaabe people and the history of Algoma University. Our partnership aligns well with the mission of E&H, the Office of International Education and our current diversity and inclusion initiates”
This Reading Week International Experiential Learning Program was organized and co-sponsored by both the 体验式学习 Hub & International Affairs at Algoma University and International Education Department at Emory & Henry College, VA, US.