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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:54pm

Globalize Your Mind: Guatemala, a three-credit course that provides participants the opportunity to receive instruction in Spanish and perform career-related volunteer work, will be offered May 26 through June 10 by Jamestown Community College.

The cost of the trip, which includes housing, meals, and roundtrip airfare to Guatemala City, travel insurance, and excursions is approximately $3,000. The first payment of $750 is due January 15.

To register for the course, or to obtain additional details, contact Theresa Baginski, JCC’s associate professor of Spanish, at 716.338.1159.               

One-on-one Spanish instruction with a native Guatemalan instructor will be provided. Students will explore the social, historical, and cultural history of Guatemala while volunteering for a local organization. Tours of Antigua, the Mayan ruins of Tikal, and the Pacaya volcano are among the landmarks that will be toured.

The course, which is open to the public, is designed for individuals hoping to learn or improve their Spanish.

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