Faculty Led Study Abroad Programs


Travel dates: May 25 - June 10
Earn 2 credits in Sports/Business
Students should sign up for SPM 4700 - The Olympics in Greece which will include readings and discussion forums during the last four weeks of the Spring semester. The course will be completed in Greece.

Financial Aid may apply!

  • Students reside in a centrally located hotel within steps of markets, restaurants, shopping, and public transportation.
  • Trip includes a 3-day excursion to Olympia - site of the Ancient Olympic Games beginning in 800BC.
  • Visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Panathenaic Stadium, 2004 Olympic Village and competition sites, and much more.
  • Explore the rich history of the Olympic sites, both ancient (Olympia) and modern (Athens).
  • Free time to explore Athens or the Greek Islands (Santorini, Mykonos, etc.).

Instructor: Scott Russell, Associate Professor of Sports Management and Interim Chair of the School of Business
Michael Fox, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Business Law

For more information, email Professor Russell at scott.russell@msmc.edu or text 203-727-4601

Love and Friendship in Renaissance Florence

Travel dates: June 9-29, 2024
Earn 3 credits in Philosophy or Religious Studies
Students should sign up for PHL 4054 - Philosophies of Love. Course begins as a hybrid course in the second spring session on March 18. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12:45-2:10pm. Course is completed in Florence.

Financial Aid may apply!

  • Students reside in private apartments in the city of Florence. 
  • Trip includes excursions to the cities of Siena, San Gimignano, Bologna, and Acetaia.
  • Study the nature of love and friendship as it was understood and experienced in the Italian Renaissance.

  • Explore the rich Dominican intellectual and spiritual tradition that shaped the cultural ethos of Tuscany.

  • Visit Bologna and learn about the rich culinary tradition of the Emilia Romagna.

  • Visit the city of Siena, home of the famous Palio de Siena.

  • Free time to explore Tuscany and Italy.

Instructors: Charles Zola, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Sister Peggy Murphy, OP, DMin, Professor Emerita of Theology/Religious Studies

For more information, click here or email Professor Zola at charles.zola@msmc.edu.

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