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Teaching an old dog, new tricks – Connecting our World through Armchair Advocacy
How you can inform your legislators in Washington DC about the importance of study abroad from your laptop.
Maximizing Scholarship Opportunities
How to afford Semester at Sea by maximizing scholarship opportunities and helpful hints to remember when applying for Semester at Sea financial aid.
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.
The Value of the Private Loan
Once you’ve decided to study abroad, you have to decide how you’ll fund the experience. If you’re considering a loan to make it happen think of it as an investment in your future.
Bon Voyage Shipmates
Meeting your fellow shipmates can be a great way to calm the nervousness you may feel before a global study abroad experience like Semester at Sea.
My job makes my day
Some days I think about how lucky I am to have such a unique job. When most people are heading into their cubicle, a lot of days I’m already on […]
Sailing on Horseback: When Land and Sea Collide in Amazing Ways
Semester at Sea has created a new Global Ambassadors program, whose participants are an excellent resource for first hand knowledge, experience and mentorship at over 100 colleges and universities.
Behind the scenes of Enrichment Voyages
Enrichment Voyages require a great deal of planning to come off without a hitch. From scheduling keynote speakers to scheduling space for shows on board the MV Explorer, the Enrichment Voyage team works together to make it all happen.
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.
Countdown to first ever May Voyage is on!
As the ship is being prepared for the April Enrichment Voyage, we can’t help but think that so much work and planning – for us AND the students – is about to come to fruition. We’ll see all of you May Voyage participants in just a few weeks!
Choosing an ERP for a global study abroad program
ISE is in the process of changing ERP systems to run the organization and academic programs. Read about how we selected the vendor and software that we will be transitioning to.
I left thinking who I was, and came back as who I am
We were inter-port students on the ship for about two weeks only, but learned so much, that it will really make a difference in our lives.
Neptune Day: Dare Ye Take the Shellback Test?
Screams and shrieks from the pool deck echoed throughout the ship Sunday morning, March 13, as “Neptune Day” ceremonies kicked off and scurvy-ridden landlubbers who wanted to rise to the […]
Stefanie Amadeo: U.S. Diplomat
U.S. Foreign Service officer, Stephanie Amadeo, sailed with the SAS Spring 2011 voyage for three days in Brazil, talking about her work, career, and the robust economy in Brazil.