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Global Health, Development and Service-Learning in Accra

This program is ideal for students interested in studying global health and development issues in Africa. On this program, you will take courses examining health and development in Ghana, as well as contemporary issues facing Ghanaian society. As a complement to your coursework, you will be placed in a hands-on service learning experience at a local community organization, healthcare service provider, or research institute. You will also receive an introduction to Modern Twi (Ghana's most commonly spoken language), through your on-site orientation. If you have career aspirations in the field...

Media in Ghana

Learn firsthand about Ghana’s media, as well as the country’s history, culture and development challenges. This six-week summer program begins with a required weekly meeting schedule during the spring term. Three to four days of on-site orientation meetings and lectures on Ghanian media will be followed by full-time, five-week internship placements. Weekend field trips will visit Kumasi (capital of the Ashanti Kingdom), Cape Coast (Central Region), and other destinations within the country. Watch Media in Ghana students at the Anani Memorial International School in Accra: https://vimeo.com/...

Music, Drumming and Dance in Ghana

The performing arts in most sub-Saharan Africa cultures are not merely forms of entertainment that exist in isolation from the societies that produces them; rather, they are interwoven into the historical, socio-economic, cultural, and the political lives of the people. This program offers students the opportunity to engage in a variety of musical expressions and traditions across several regions of Ghana. Centered on the concept of a total performance experience, the program utilizes dance, music, singing and storytelling to educate students about diverse Ghanaian cultures. While music and...
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