Category: Ecuador

What’s Necessary for the Necessary Room in Ecuador

Every day is a learning experience! One of the first dramatically different cultural experiences we encountered in Ecuador was the process of using a public restroom. It typically affects the girls more than the guys. We made a stop on the first day at Itchimbia Park to look at the valley that is the center … Continue reading What’s Necessary for the Necessary Room in Ecuador

Ecuador – The Final Countdown

In just a few days a group of SPC students will be taking off on a flight to Ecuador where they will have the special opportunity to enroll in two very different, yet very interesting classes: “Tropical Ecology” and “Abnormal Psychology”. Through these courses they will be able to take part in two different approaches of experiencing Ecuador’s diverse … Continue reading Ecuador – The Final Countdown

Study Abroad in Ecuador and earn college credits this summer!

This interdisciplinary program to Ecuador offers two unique views of its diverse culture, ecology, and people. Professor Wallis’ course in Tropical Ecology will introduce course participants to the rainforest-associated systems of South America and their ecology through lectures, labs, and discovery-oriented investigative experiences of rainforest, wetlands, estuaries and coastal environments of Ecuador. Several topics will … Continue reading Study Abroad in Ecuador and earn college credits this summer!

Study Abroad in Ecuador: A Cross Cultural Comparison in Mental Health

Hi! My name is Sara Brzezinski.  I am a psychology professor on the Tarpon Springs campus.  I will be taking a group of students to Ecuador this summer to delve into a cross cultural comparison if mental health between the U.S. and Latin America.  We will visit a mental health facility, talk with local practitioners, … Continue reading Study Abroad in Ecuador: A Cross Cultural Comparison in Mental Health