2014 Founders Day Student Perspective: Following Family Footsteps

Parker Dannenberg Student Parker Danneberg grew up hearing about the excitement of Semester at Sea. Both parents had done the program; his mom on the Spring 1982 voyage and his dad on the Spring 1983 voyage. Following suit, Danneberg’s sisters did Semester at Sea in Spring 2009 and Summer 2012. “I’ve never thought about other […]

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2014 Founders Week: A Friend of a Founder

What’s your Semester at Sea story? With Founders Day coming up tomorrow, members of the current shipboard community were challenged with what this celebration means to them. The Fall 2014 shipboard community was lucky to have one voyager who was there from the start of it all. A five-time Semester at Sea participant, Raymond Ho, […]

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2014 Founders Week: My SAS Moment

Did you ever have one moment on your Semester at Sea voyage that will stay with you forever? Listen to Fall 2014 student Tyler Hallmark from the University of Colorado Boulder talk about his #mySASmoment while on the ship with Archbishop Desmond Tutu during his Spring 2013 voyage. In celebration of founders week, sail back […]

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Serving the U.S. in Morocco

“A unique country that is essentially its own civilization,” a description of Morocco provided by the United States Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Lussenhop of his current post. He joined to the ship to pique his own curiosity on the concept of international shipboard education and help set the Fall 2014 community’s expectations for a country he […]

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A Religious Journey through Morocco

With its proximity to countries challenged by political and religious strife, Morocco sits on a very different pedestal than many nearby nations. While the country has a strong majority of Islamic worshippers, approximately 99% of its citizens, it prides itself on a culture of acceptance. A religious tolerance that was witnessed in Casablanca first hand […]

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Trekking to Trafalgar

With scenic views surrounding the trail, the hike from Barbate to Caños de Meca showed voyagers the greener side of Spain. The smell of lavender and rosemary lingering in the air along the way, their journey into the Breña Natural Park was a welcome connection to nature and the outdoors. “It had beautiful views. I’ve not […]

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From Portugal to Nigeria: Giving Back Hope

Meet Adam Odomore from Texas State University. Adam is an IMPACT Scholar studying on the Fall 2014 voyage in search of something more than just a voyage around the Atlantic Ocean. While in Lisbon, Portugal, Adam and several other Semester at Sea students took the initiative to visit an orphanage for boys to help complete […]

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