Travel opportunities abound at UT Martin
Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 11:36 am
The Messenger 09.16.09
From Egypt to the Amazon, London to Japan, Paris to Washington, D.C., the University of Tennessee at Martin Center for International Education will offer 22 travel-study programs in 2010.
Trips begin in October with a travel-study program to New Orleans led by Glen Byrd, instructor in the Intensive English Language Program.
Next, there is a trip planned to the Amazon, Jan. 2-12. Dr. Sue Byrd, professor of family and consumer sciences, Dr. Bradley Ray, assistant professor of fisheries, and Scott Pun, lecturer of health and human performance, will lead the trip.
Also in January is a travel-study trip to Egypt. Set for Jan. 3-15, this trip will be led by Dr. Mahmoud Haddad, professor of finance.
A list of other trip dates, destinations and department faculty leaders includes: February, Los Angeles/Southwest, Dr. Donna Anderson, assistant professor of criminal justice; March, Italy-Venice/Florence/Rome, Stan Sieber, professor of history, and Dr. John Overby, Department of Management, Marketing, Computer Science and Information Systems chair; March 10-22, London/Orléans, Dr. Tom Payne, Department of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Political Science interim chair; March 10-22, London/Paris, Ruby Black, professor of nursing, and Linda Luther, assistant professor of nursing; March, Satillo, Mexico, Dr. Joey Mehlhorn, professor of agricultural economics, and Andrew Brown, International Initiatives assistant director; March, New York, Dr. Brian Donavant, assistant professor of criminal justice; and May 17-31, England/Ireland, Dr. Dan McDonough, professor of history, and Dr. Lionel Crews, assistant professor of physics.
The list also includes: May, Amsterdam, Leslie LaChance, associate professor of English; May 17-25, South Korea, JC Kim, assistant professor of health and human performance; May 17-31, Desert Southwest, Charles Bradshaw, associate professor of English, and Dr. Eric Pelren, professor of wildlife biology; May, Germany, Dr. Chuck Hammond, assistant professor of German; May, Oregon, Scott Pun, lecturer of health and human performance; May 22-June 2, Paris/Normandy, Dr. Lucia Florido, associate professor of French; May, Washington, D.C., Darrell Simmons, Department of Public Safety police lieutenant; May–June, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland (Holocaust), Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls, professor of history; June, Japan, Kyoko Hammond, lecturer of Japanese; July, Switzerland/Austria/Germany, Stan Sieber, professor of history; and summer, Hawaii, Mike Sudzum, university travel consultant, and Lorrie Jackson, Center for International Education administrative services assistant.
For more information, visit the Web site at www.utm.edu/departments/globalstudies or call the center at Ext. 1023.
Center for International Education, travel-study programs, University of Tennessee at Martin