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Information presentation for University of Cincinnati honors students interested in traveling to Nicaragua for a study abroad and service experience

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  • Nicaraguan Culture and Social Service University Honors Study Abroad
    • Aug. 31 – Sept. 15, 2011
    • Granada, Nicaragua
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  • Nicaraguan History and Culture
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  • Local Lectures &Tours
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    • 4 hours per weekday in a local organization. Typical placements are:
    • Corazon Contento : working with people with down syndrome & developmental disabilities 
    • Carita Feliz : teaching occupational skills for people of all ages
    • Hogar Alegria : girls ’ orphanage
    • Hogar La Providencia :  retirement home
    • Hogar Cristo Sana : boys ’ orphanage
    • Hogar Madre Albertina:  girls ’ orphanage
    • Sagrado Corazon : public school for impoverished children, supported by donations
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  • Volunteering at a school for children with disabilities. Helped the children with art projects from 2:30 – 4:00 and then played soccer and talked with them from 4:00 – 5:30.
  • Working on art projects with children
  • Volunteering at an after school program.
  • Volunteering at an after school program. Volunteering at a home for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Tours & Other Activities
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  • Other Details…
    • Pre-Requisite:
    • Spanish 102, 102H, or 113, or equivalent
    • Spanish Credit:
    • Earn credit towards Spanish major or minor
    • Preparation:
    • Pre-departure meetings in summer
    • Pre-departure orientation with UC International
  • Other Details…
    • Application:
    • Required
    • Due March 7
    • Students who are not in University Honors are welcome! Must have cumulative GPA of 3.4 or above.
    • Cost :
    • $2800-2900, estimated
    • University Honors students will receive an $800 grant, making the cost $2100-2200
    • Includes housing, 3 meals daily with host family (other meals away from host family at own expense), two cultural excursions, two organized tour programs, airfare, ground transfers