Because of Semester at Sea I have learned to believe in myself regardless of the challenges, and I now fully embrace differences and view them in a positive way. SAS was just the beginning of the voyage of a lifetime for me and how I will impact this world. —Maureen Ocholla, Spring 2017
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Semester at Sea/Institute for Shipboard Education is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Semester at Sea is completely dependent upon enrollment revenues and philanthropic gifts from alumni, parents, friends and other corporate sponsors.
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Alumni and friends of Semester at Sea, we are pleased to share with you our Annual Report from the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Philanthropic support from alumni and friends like you has […]
Transformative Voyage Inspires Lifelong Philanthropic Commitment In the fall of 1989, Chris Sinfield embarked on his maiden voyage with Semester at Sea. “We sailed out of Vancouver, British Columbia direct […]
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The rumors are true! The All Hands on Deck online auction is now live. Many generous donors have come together to offer up a unique set of experiences and items, […]
On September 30, ISE President and CEO Dr. Scott Marshall shared another State of the Institute message with updates regarding our financial situation, operational flexibility, and our resiliency as a […]