International Services and Service Learning supports the creation, development and facilitation of programs, activities, study abroad opportunities, intercultural exchanges and events which will prepare our learners with a foundation to create a broader understanding of the world in which we live.
As part of NMC’s Global Awareness initiative, we offer opportunities in the following areas for short-term (less than three week) opportunities abroad. Each of these has different criteria and may be associated with different programs.
Ecuador-Galapagos: Biology – led by Greg LaCross, May 8–17, 2017
Ecuador-Yunguilla: Business and Culinary – led by Jane Zlojutro (Business) and Bob Rodriguez (Culinary), May 8–17, 2017
Italy (Sicily): Culinary - led by Fred Laughlin, May 9–20, 2017
Mexico: Construction Trades and Solar Energy – led by Dan Goodchild, Spring Break, 2017
Morocco: Humanities – led by Jim Bensley, May 18–30, 2017
Funding for opportunities can be accessed in a number of ways. The Global Opportunities Fund Scholarship is a scholarship available to NMC students and faculty.
NMC has developed partnerships with the following international organizations. These associations allow NMC to participate in the following cross cultural experiences: Faculty exchange, internships and study abroad. The list of partners will be updated as further developments are finalized and agreements are defined.
- Earth University (Costa Rica) »
- IIAE Dehradun (India) »
- Peoples Friendship University (Russia) »
- University of Hertfordshire (UK) »
- University of West England (UK) »
- London Metropolitan University (UK) »
- Yellow River Conservancy Technical Institute (China) »
- Huanggang Polytechnic College (China) »
The Office of International Services and Service Learning hopes to continue to expand intercultural connections for students enrolled on our campuses. To this end we are partnering with a variety of programs to arrange presentations, experiences and events that have a global focus. The following links are excellent sources for scheduled opportunities: