Want to know what you missed this week on the high seas? Curious about what’s happening in country? Dive into our latest adventures on the MV World Odyssey with weekly highlights and links to our most popular posts on social media via The SAS Digest every Monday morning. Learn more about our current voyagers here […]
What makes a Semester at Sea? Take a look inside the demographics of the Fall 2015 voyagers on board the MV World Odyssey. With the student body representing more than 20 countries, it takes a diverse group to create the coolest campus on earth.
Semester at Sea has been closely monitoring the current situation in Turkey, along its Syrian border, while staying in contact with the U.S. State Department and our security partners for the latest updates on the situation. While no incidents have occurred in our port stop of Istanbul, nor has a travel warning been issued specifically […]
Crowding the docks of the Queen Elizabeth II Terminal in Southampton, nearly 300 students, parents, and alumni gathered for the Fall 2015 Grand Unveiling of the MV World Odyssey Saturday evening. As Michael Segal, Chair of the Board of ISE, proudly announced, the MV World Odyssey will serve as the sixth traveling campus for the […]
The MV World Odyssey will be departing early today from the port of Southampton, following completion of the student embarkation at 1700 hours local time, in planned steps to avoid a minor weather disturbance. All students, faculty and staff will be attending the voyage orientation and sea meetings this evening, as originally scheduled.
The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Loren Crabtree to president of the organization. He will succeed current president, T. Kenn Gaither, effective August 1. Dr. Crabtree’s affiliation with Semester at Sea began with his teaching on the S.S.Universe in Fall 1980, and continued with three stints as […]
A proud cornerstone of the Semester at Sea program is its promotion of cultural immersion in each country that allows students to experience the world in a global comparative context. ISE intends for students to walk away from their voyage with a deeper understanding of some of the most pressing global issues having closely interacted […]
The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE), nonprofit parent organization of world-renowned study abroad program Semester at Sea (SAS) announced today that President and CEO T. Kenn Gaither will not renew his contract to spend time with his growing family. Gaither, the fourth president in the program’s 51-year history, successfully helped ISE secure a new vessel, […]
The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is joining with Colorado State University as the new academic home for Semester at Sea, in a partnership of two organizations focused on providing students with a college education that is a true voyage of learning and discovery. A five-year agreement was signed on June 3, 2015 by Colorado […]
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in Semester at Sea’s second annual Day of Giving! Not only did we meet our goal—we exceeded it! In a 24-hour window, together we raised $158,748.43 for the Semester at Sea Annual Fund. Anonymous (19) Jennafer Abrams Nancy Ackelson and James Van Arsdel Suzanne Tedesko and William T. Affolter Stephanie […]