Magical Meknes: Diving Deeper with Service – Learning

By Megan Kane, ISA Internships and Service-Learning Outreach Coordinator From exploring the labyrinthine of Medina to sipping on mint tea in quaint plazas, there are endless ways to connect with the city known as the “Versailles of Morocco”. Aside from … Continue reading Magical Meknes: Diving Deeper with Service – Learning

ISA Service-Learning Community Partner Honors the Al-Amal Association on International Women’s Day

 In honor of International Women’s Day, ISA would like to celebrate the Al-Amal Association, one of our ISA Service-Learning community partner organizations in Meknes, Morocco. The Al-Amal Association for Development and Training was founded in 2007 by Salwa Jabli, an amazing Moroccan woman … Continue reading ISA Service-Learning Community Partner Honors the Al-Amal Association on International Women’s Day

15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 6. ISA Brussels – Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio ISA Brussels Resident Director & Student Service Coordinator,                     Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio What is your favorite cultural site or activity you most enjoy sharing with students? We love the excursion to The Netherlands. As it’s a bus trip and we visit lots of places, it gives us a chance … Continue reading 15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

Two ISA Students Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarship for Study in Jordan and Morocco

Katie Davis is the Financial Aid & Student Services Coordinator at ISA. ISA would like to recognize the two students awarded the Boren Scholarship for study in North Africa and the Middle East. Congratulations to both of you! Boren Scholarship Winners: James B., University of North Carolina Wilmington, Amman Summer + Fall Tandra M., Middle Tennessee State University, Meknes Academic Year   Continue reading Two ISA Students Awarded Prestigious Boren Scholarship for Study in Jordan and Morocco

Morocco: Leading the Way Toward Sustainability

  Michael Stewart is an ISA Site Specialist for North Africa, Asia and the Middle East.  Michael works with students studying abroad in Morocco, India and Jordan. “Convinced of the vital importance of protecting and preserving the environment, and having realized at an early stage—thanks to its geographical location—the potential impact of climate change, my country resolutely opted for sustainable development which, needless to say, goes hand in hand with human development.” King Mohammad VI of Morocco. In Morocco, the economy and the environment are closely linked, with more than 40% of the people surviving off agriculture and millions more … Continue reading Morocco: Leading the Way Toward Sustainability

Spring 2013 Deadlines Extended for Latin America, Asia and Middle East Programs Extended to Nov. 10th

ISA is pleased to announce the application due date for the following Spring and Academic year 2013 study abroad programs in Latin America, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East have been extended to November 10th: Buenos Aires, Argentina – Spring 1 and Spring 8 Córdoba, Argentina – Spring 1 Florianópolis, Brazil – Spring 1 and Year 1 Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile – Spring 1-5, Year 1,2,3,5 Shanghai, China – Spring 1 and 2 Heredia, Costa Rica – Spring 1 San José, Costa Rica – Spring 1, Spring 3, Winter 2, and Winter 4 Santiago, Dominican Republic – … Continue reading Spring 2013 Deadlines Extended for Latin America, Asia and Middle East Programs Extended to Nov. 10th

ISA Students Speak Out: Busting 5 Common Misconceptions About Studying in the Arab World

Michael Stewart is an ISA Site Specialist for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Michael works with students studying abroad in Jordan, Morocco and India. 1. Learning Arabic is Nearly Impossible Learning Arabic can be fun! And it’s not as hard as you may think if you have the right teacher and resources at your disposal. In a survey of ISA students, 100% stated they agree their language classes helped improve foreign language acquisition over the course of my program and 88% agree foreign language courses were a significant component of their overall experience abroad. Studying Arabic opens … Continue reading ISA Students Speak Out: Busting 5 Common Misconceptions About Studying in the Arab World

Application Deadlines Extended for Select Fall 2012 Study Abroad Programs

ISA is pleased to announce the application due date for the following Fall 2012 and Academic Year study abroad programs has been extended to June 10th: ARGENTINA Buenos Aires: Fall 1 CHINA Shanghai Fall 1, Fall 2 FRANCE Paris: All Fall & Year Sessions ITALY Rome: Fall 1 & Year 1 Florence: Fall 1 & Year 1 JORDAN Amman: Fall 1 & Year 1 MOROCCO Meknes: Fall 1 & Year 1 PANAMA Panama City: Fall 1 & Year 1 SPAIN All Fall and Year sessions Additionally, the following programs have been extended through July 1st: COSTA RICA San Jose: All … Continue reading Application Deadlines Extended for Select Fall 2012 Study Abroad Programs