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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Last week, ISE President and CEO Dr. Scott Marshall provided an update to alumni, friends, and prospective voyagers about the status of Semester at Sea, the importance of our mission, […]
President and CEO Dr. Scott Marshall (Faculty, Spring 2017) presents additional perspectives about the status of Semester at Sea, the importance of our mission, difficult decisions recently made by leadership, […]
Gary Ransdell, President of the Institute for Shipboard Education and Semester at Sea, will retire from his post on May 31, 2020. Dr. Ransdell and his leadership were celebrated by […]
Semester at Sea’s monthly donor highlight series continues with a longtime Semester at Sea faculty member who championed diversity on the ship and cross-cultural understanding in-country. Dr. Bob Weigl, who […]
Every month this year Semester at Sea will be highlighting one member of its alumni community for their contributions to the program and continued commitment to the future of shipboard […]