Students to study abroad during summer
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Dr. Heather Josselyn-Cranson, a music professor and director of music ministries, will teach a program that focuses on Russian culture, music and language. The
Josselyn-Cranson spent two years in
The course, May 14 to June 9, will immerse students in the Russian way of life by allowing them to live with host families and study the Russian language. Participants will also attend concerts; visit local museums and churches; and tour the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Tomb.
The kinesiology class, May 22 to June 18, will study the Chinese approach to medicine, physical fitness and sport, learning about past and current norms and traditions.
Students will stay in a dormitory at
“I hope it changes the way students view their own society and opens their minds to things that are different,” Calsbeek says of summer study abroad. “I hope it helps them understand the way we do things is not the right way—it’s just a different way.”