ATTENTION UPPERCLASSMEN, ESPECIALLY YOU SENIORS OUT THERE: The university's records show you have not yet studied abroad. Don't worry--you can still leave Fairfax for academic credit and graduate on time!!!

Winter Break 2013 Study Abroad Programs[log in to unmask]"> Twenty different CGE Winter Break Programs will offer three credits in two weeks this January 2013 and are the last good chance for seniors to earn substantial credits abroad. Here are seven programs we recommend you explore:

COSTA RICA: Natural History and Conservation of Costa Rica
CUBA: Cultural and Sustainable Tourism

GHANA: Dance in African Culture and Society NEW
IRELAND: Creative Writing NEW
JORDAN: Arabic Language Study at the University of Jordan
KENYA: Ecology and Conservation
: Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail in Peru

[log in to unmask]"> REGISTER ONLINE FOR SPRING BREAK 2013 IN SICILYAt just $2800, which includes roundtrip airfare, this program fee is our lowest of the season! The program will be led by Dr. Larry Butler from Mason's department of History and Art History, who is an expert on Mediterranean Art and has led numerous successful study abroad programs worldwide. Make the $500 deposit asap to secure a spot--the remaining seats will go fast! 

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REGISTER ONLINE FOR SPRING BREAK 2013 IN SOUTH AFRICA: At only $3495, which includes roundtrip airfare, this program fee can't be beat! Led by popular faculty member Dr. Benedict Carton from Mason's department of History and Art History, this program is also filling up fast, so make the $500 deposit asap to secure a spot.


The 5th Annual CGE Study Abroad Photo Contest kicks off after the first day of classes on Monday, August 27 in the Johnson Center, Gallery 123. Vote for your favorite study abroad photos while enjoying free pizza and meeting alumni from CGE's many programs around the world.

The International Careers Panel immediately follows the photo contest downstairs in the Johnson Center Cinema. Hear from local professionals about the connection they see between study abroad and their successful international careers. Potential panelists include a former ambassador, an agent with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a representative from the Peace Corps.

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon! Enjoy this evening's opening ceremonies.

Kevin Stoy
Marketing Coordinator | Center for Global Education (CGE) 
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