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LSSU invites students from all majors to study - and gain six credits - in China

Posted: January 27th, 2014


To view a slide show of the 2013 LSSU expedition to China, click here.



GAINED IN TRANSLATION -- Lake Superior State University students pose with their favorite words written in Chinese after a calligraphy workshop taught at Beijing University of Technology in June, 2013. LSSU is again offering a faculty-led study abroad program at Beijing Tech, May 5-June 10, which includes a 13-day tour of historic and scenic attractions in five popular tourist destinations, including Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou. From left are Mark Stephenson (literature major from Atlanta, Mich.), Morgan Laundy (accounting/international business; Sault Ste Marie, Mich.), Jene St. Amour (liberal studies/general business/marketing; Sault Ste Marie, Mich.), the calligraphy instructor, Noel Granger (dual majors in liberal studies and business administration/marketing; Fraser, Mich.), Nicolas Talentino (athletic training; Sault Ste Marie, Mich.), Tina VanAlstine (accounting, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.), Anson Kraiger (nursing; Galesburg, Mich.), and Chelsea Olander (integrated elementary science education; Wild Rose, Wisc). (Photo courtesy of Guidi Yang)

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. -- LSSU is again offering a faculty-led study abroad program at Beijing University of Technology, May 5-June 10, which includes a 13-day tour of historic and scenic attractions in five popular tourist destinations, including Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou.

Students of all majors are welcome for the study-abroad program and one does not need to know how to speak Chinese to enjoy either the academic portion of the program or the tour. The academic program offers two three-credit courses in Chinese culture and diversity, taught in English, which fulfill six hours of LSSU general education humanities and diversity requirements.

The price of the academic and tourist programs are the same as when they were offered in 2013. A total program fee of $5,660 covers LSSU tuition for six credits; round-trip airfare between the U.S. and China; lodging, lunch and dinner each day, travel insurance and more, including admission to historical sites and attractions. Read more online at www.lssu.edu/studyabroad

The application form, an application fee of $25 and a deposit of $1,600 are due by Feb. 21. The remaining $4,060 is due by April 22.

The easiest way to get the paperwork rolling is to go online at www.lssu.edu/studyabroad, where you will find an application form that may be submitted to Prof. Guidi Yang in the International Studies Office, room 208 of the Shouldice Library.

LSSU financial aid applies. Students may get more information on financial aid from the LSSU Financial Aid Office. For more information on the trip, contact Yang at gyang@lssu.edu or 635-2181, or stop by her office in the Library.




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CONTACTS: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2315; Prof. Guidi Yang, e-mail, 635-2181.


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