Architectural and cultural splendors contrast with the bustling realities of the street during study abroad in India. – Lanz Lendof, SPC Student, India Program, May 2019 India is a life-changing experience! Truly a spiritual country with amazing architecture. I was lucky enough to visit this humble, beautiful country this summer and spend every waking day visiting … Continue reading SPC student challenged and delighted in India
You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! Don’t wait and join us in upcoming international opportunities at SPC. The SPC Center for International Programs offers a variety of free events you can attend to enhance your global view. Here’s the list of upcoming international opportunities … Continue reading It’s June! Join the Center for International Programs at Upcoming Events!
On Thursday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 24, the SPC Center for International Programs hosted an amazing Lunch & Learn event, which focused on the culture of Asia. Some Asian inspired light snacks and drinks were offered to the students who attended the lunch & learn event. Miss Angela Cole, International Student Representative, presented at … Continue reading Center for International Programs Lunch & Learn: ASIA
Don’t wait! You still have a few days to sign up to Study Abroad with SPC! By participating in a study abroad program, students are given the opportunity to take an SPC course in a different country. Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to earn college credits while stepping out of their comfort zone and experiencing … Continue reading Hurry! You are still on time to sign up to Study Abroad with SPC!
Don’t take a hair dryer (you can request to borrow from the hotel)… also don’t take flat irons for your hair! Be sure your suitcase is around 35 pounds (not 50) in case you need to fly within India. Bring patience, openness, flexibility, strong legs and lungs, a desire to learn, and generous spirit. Spend … Continue reading Tips from the India 2016 Study Abroad group
This trip to India was my second study abroad class at SPC and while it may seem like a dream vacation (that you get a class credit for), I’ve found both trips to be equally satisfying and exhausting! For students interested in studying abroad, it’s important to know what to expect. I will take you … Continue reading A Day in the Life…Study Abroad India
India has taught me the lesson of being a minimalist in life (you could take it in regards to packing as well but that’s not what I mean here). We (those who claim to be religious and arguably even the nonreligious) all yearn for something beyond this physical world. We know there is more to … Continue reading Be a minimalist #India
The title of this blog comes from my experience today. Me being a 20 something year old young man, being pulled around on a rickshaw by an Indian man with half of his hair already grey in 110 degree weather just seemed kinda guilt inducing to me. I made sure to tip him well though. … Continue reading #India: Guilt Trip
I am happy to share that India has had a profound impact on my life after just a few short days! One might think the trip is about converting to another religion or just to see the differences and similarities in our two countries. But, for me, my beliefs, dreams, convictions, and aspirations are stronger because … Continue reading Keep Moving Forward! #India
India is a large country full of cultural and religious diversity. In just 3 days Professor Steven Sinclair and his students will leave the U.S. to explore the beauty of this country. On their to-do-list are the cities Delhi, Jaipur Mumbai, as well as many famous sights such as the Taj Mahal. If you have never … Continue reading India – The Final Countdown