In awe of architectural splendors and calming traditional rituals during study abroad in Japan. – Cierra Howard, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 When I was approved for the Japan study abroad program, and received the email that I was awarded a scholarship, my eyes instantly filled with tears. This helped ease my burden so I … Continue reading SPC student inspired by tea ceremony and colorful temples in Japan
Exploring cultural heritage, visiting a shintō shrine, and leaving a mountaintop marker during study abroad in Japan. – Johnathan Yong, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 Our experience in Japan was a week long but one day resonated with me the most. Over the trip, there were many soaring highs and a few lows, but I … Continue reading SPC student finds peace at the top of Mount Komagatake in Japan
Discovering the real-life landmarks on which familiar fiction is based during study abroad in Japan. – Gyfton Bjornberg-King , SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 The adventures through the land of the rising sun were amazing. The two weeks that I spent in Japan opened my eyes to the differences within the world. I truly … Continue reading SPC student sees new landscapes and familiar characters in Japan
Meeting cool people, eating authentic ramen, and exploring Tokyo neighborhoods fuel future dreams during study abroad in Japan. – Brandon Fletcher, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 I’m here to speak a little regarding my experience with the Japan study abroad program, along with how impactful it has been for me. First, I must thank … Continue reading SPC student explores his goal of one day teaching English in Japan
Apply by December 9, 2019 Study Abroad with SPC in Japan! Join lead faculty Michael T. Jahosky to learn about Japanese history and the unique Japanese worldview, customs, practices, religion, philosophy, sacred spaces (visual arts/architecture), literature, and the performing arts. Students will compare these cultural beliefs and practices with the Western (inherited Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian) worldview … Continue reading Explore the humanities with study abroad in Japan – June 2020!
Advance research on Japanese culture, etiquette, and custom helps add dimension to the study abroad experience in Japan. – Patrick Cochran, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 Before going to Japan for my study abroad program with SPC, I did a lot of research about Japanese culture and the country overall. Since this was going … Continue reading SPC student encounters Tokyo, Mt. Fuji on first trip abroad in Japan
Elders sweeping the streets, personal hand towels, and broad public recycling observed during study abroad in Japan. – Rosemary King, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 Visiting Tokyo, Japan was a dream come true. I was a little hesitant because of the cost, but with the help of a scholarship from the SPC Foundation, my dream … Continue reading SPC student discovers efficiency and cleanliness in Japan
Ever wondered what it is like to see cherry blossoms in bloom, snow-capped Mt. Fuji or see the countryside from a bullet train? Well, now you can. For the first time, SPC is offering a study abroad program to Japan. We offer two courses; World Lit I or II. These courses will analyze literature and … Continue reading SPC offering first-time Study Abroad trip to Japan