Auburn Students in Malawi for College of Education and Outreach Study Abroad Trip
Sixteen Auburn University students traveled to the 100X Development's orphanage, Mtendere Children's Village, in Malawi, Central Africa May 23 for a 25 day study abroad trip through Curriculum and Teaching and Global Studies in Counseling courses in the College of Education.
In addition to spending classroom time, and academic field experiences in the orphanage and surrounding Lumbadzi, Malawi schools, the students will take part in several arranged day trips and excursions to visit government officials and University of Malawi faculty and administrators, to Lake Malawi and the Mvuu Safari Camp at the Liwonde National Park in Malawi. Dr. L. Octavia Tripp, of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching leads the study abroad program that is now in its second year.
The Destination Africa: Malawi faculty, Dr. Chippewa Thomas, Dr. Jared Russell, Dr. Angela Love and Dr. Megan Burton, serve as the interdisciplinary team for program. Follow the students' blog on http://destinationmalawiafrica.wordpress.com to learn about their experiences in real time.
Destination Africa: Malawi is a study abroad College of Education and Outreach program offering courses during the summer semester to all Auburn University majors, including both undergraduate and graduate students in the department of Curriculum and Teaching, the department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling, and the department of Kinesiology.
Keep up with the experience by visiting the Office of Public Service Blog.
Last Updated: November 7, 2013