The Global Learning Organization (GLO) at Big Sandy Community and Technical College
(BSCTC) has announced two studying abroad trips for 2016.
Greta Heintzelman Slone and Dr. Fallon Watson will be leading trips to Italy and Cuba,
Slone, an associate professor of English, will host Italy: The Grand Tour on May 30
through June 6. From Venices endless canals to each Roman piazza, Italy has no shortage
of awe-inspiring sights. Travelers will see Doges Palace pale faade change color at
sunset, stroll over the Bridge of Sighs and explore the ruins of the ancient Roman
Forum on this show stopping tour of Italian culture. They will explore Venice, Florence,
Pisa, Assisi, Pompeii, Sorrento, Rome, and Capri during our 12 day stay. Highlights
include Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and world renowned
art museum, The Academia Gallery, where the Statue of David resides. Two general education
courses will be offered in conjunction with this trip.
Watson, a assistant professor of communication, will lead a week-long trip to Cuba
on June 6-14. The trip will include an emersion in Cuban culture, meeting local people
and working alongside them in settings such as farms, health clinics and even a circus
school. General education courses will be offered in conjunction with this trip.
For more information, contact Slone at (606) 889-4763 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or Dr. Watson at (606) 788-2886 or email email@example.com.