Tag: Institute for Shipboard Education

  • Lifelong Learners Give Grandson a Summer to Cherish Together

    Written by: Owen Crean (Student) It was the year 2000, and I was in 3rd grade.  At the time my class was actively engaged in following my grandparents’ travels as […]

  • Pompeii-Students Use Their Imaginations

    Written by: Julia Hansen (Faculty) A small theatre used for music concerts. Wood-fired ovens. Public fountains. Frescoes of fresh bread, and erotic frescoes. Pedestrian crosswalks. Atriums. A sauna. The grooves […]

  • ¡¡Viva Barcelona y el SAS!!

    Aboard the MV Explorer on the Mediterranean Dear SAS Summer 2011 Shipboard Community, As the Nassau-to-Barcelona leg of our voyage together draws to a close, I wanted to take a […]

  • Knights Templar: A Medieval Experience in Spain

    Written and photos by: Emily Sale (Student) In Spain I had the experience to partake in a trip called “Templar Experience”, which took place in Lleida. With my group I […]

  • Students Experience Montserrat With Their Professor

    Written by: Duane Osheim (Professor of History) We traveled to the Shrine of the Black Madonna of Montserrat, about 30 miles west of Barcelona. Montserrat is the second-most important religious […]

  • Some of What it Takes to Float My…Ship!

    Written by: Jeanne Nicholson Siler (Writing Center Director)   Some of what it takes to float           my …. ship!   We left land on a Friday night. More than a […]

  • Paying for a Priceless Semester at Sea Experience

    When deciding whether to sign on for a Semester at Sea voyage, many students have one main question: How can I pay for it? Though the Institute for Shipboard Education […]

  • Apply Now!

    Announcing the first class of Presidential Scholars

    The Institute for Shipboard Education established the Presidential Scholars program to identify and support high-achieving students wishing to enhance their global perspective and better understand their vital role as a global citizen.

  • Academic Programing for Lifelong Learners

    The Institute for Shipboard Education has a long history of encouraging adult participants aboard its academic voyages, and their presence and participation has enriched the experience for students, faculty, and staff alike.

  • What's a 1098-T, and will I get one?

    The 1098-T is an IRS form entitled “Tuition Statement” that assists students in determining if you qualify for certain education related tax credits under the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997(TRA97).

  • What is News from the Helm and who reads it?

    Describing the purpose and audience of News from the HELM, ISE’s email newsletter, and a summary of the activity of the April 2011 issue.

  • Julian Bond to sail as keynote lecturer on the December 2011 Enrichment Voyage

    Iconic civil rights leader, Julian Bond, has agreed to join the December 2011 Enrichment Voyage as a keynote speaker. He will be on board for the entire 3 week voyage.

  • Getting Social in the Middle of the Amazon River

    Semester at Sea has an active and generous online community in social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. We are working on ways to engage them even while the ship is at sea.

  • Fields of Canola

    My First Days In the Office

    My first day here was not like anyone else’s. I had already been working for the Institute for Shipboard Education for 6 months from my home in Blacksburg, VA. During […]


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