Spring 2018 Lighthouse Events and Deadlines

Study Away Course Mini Fair
Thursday, August 30th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
3, 2, 1, Lift Off to your Future -- to infinity and beyond! The Lighthouse will host a study away course mini fair for VWU students, in The Lighthouse, to learn about this year's study away courses, including Winter Session study away courses, offered by Virginia Wesleyan's  faculty. Take this opportunity to learn about the courses and the study away course grants for Virginia Wesleyan students. Study away course faculty will be available. Refreshments will be provided.

Winter Session 2019 Study Away Course Grant Applications Due
Monday, September 17th, 3:00 p.m.
All Virginia Wesleyan students may apply for a Lighthouse Study Away Course Grant. Grant applications for Winter Session 2018 study away courses are due on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The grant application and information about this year's study away courses are available on the The Lighthouse's webpage.
 

Fear Not! Taking the Fear Out of Studying Away
Tuesday, September 18th, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Are you thinking about studying away, but something is holding you back? Academic requirements? Family commitments? Finances? Friends? Join us, in The Lighthouse, for this exciting session that will address and alleviate your concerns and take the "Fear Out of Studying Away."

Decolonizing Shakespeare: Is Shakespeare Relevant to Marginalized Groups?
Thursday, September 20th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
On Thursday, September 20th, at 11:00 a.m., in GESC 255, Dr. Martine Kei Green-Rogers '02, will address "Decolonizing Shakespeare: Is Shakespeare Relevant to Marginalized Groups?" Green-Rogers is an Assistant Professor at SUNY- New Paltz and President of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. As a freelance dramaturg, she has worked at theaters throughout the U.S. This fall, she returns to her alma mater to dramaturg VWU's fall production of The Tempest. This is an On Deck Speakers event and is open to the public.

Study Away Fair
Thursday, September 27th, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Lighthouse will host a study away fair for VWU students, in the Batten Center, to learn about study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. This includes this year's Winter Session study away courses offered by Virginia Wesleyan faculty. A variety of study abroad program providers will be available to talk with students about study abroad options. Learn about VWU's study abroad exchange partners. Free T-shirts and other Lighthouse swag will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis!

Global Scholar Semester Study Abroad Application Workshop
Tuesday, October 2nd, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Virginia Wesleyan students in their sophomore or junior years may apply to Virginia Wesleyan's semester study abroad Global Scholars Program. The deadline to apply for fall 2019 semester abroad is Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Take advantage of this special workshop, being held in Clarke 112, in The Lighthouse, to receive tips on how to compose a successful application and to prepare for the Global Scholars interview. Students applying to study abroad through Virginia Wesleyan's Global Scholars Program in fall 2019 or spring 2020 are encouraged to attend. The application and information about the Global Scholars Program are available on The Lighthouse's webpage.  

Global Scholar Semester Study Abroad Application Workshop
Thursday, October 4th, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Virginia Wesleyan students in their sophomore or junior years may apply to Virginia Wesleyan's semester study abroad Global Scholars Program. The deadline to apply for fall 2019 semester abroad is Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Take advantage of this special workshop, held in Clarke 112, within The Lighthouse, to receive tips on how to compose a successful application and to prepare for the Global Scholars interview. Students applying to study abroad through Virginia Wesleyan's Global Scholars Program in fall 2019 or spring 2020 are encouraged to attend. The application and information about the Global Scholars Program are available on The Lighthouse's webpage.
 

Fall 2019 Global Scholar Applications Due
Wednesday, October 10th, 12:00 a.m.
Fall 2019 Global Scholar Applications Due Applications to study abroad in fall 2019 through Virginia Wesleyan’s Global Scholars Program are due on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The application and information can be found on The Lighthouse's webpage.

Port Day
Tuesday, December 4th, 12:00 a.m.

Weekly Events

Study Away Peer Advising
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Open Advising
Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00 p.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Open Advising
Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Peer Advising
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Peer Advising
Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.


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All events take place at The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery, Clarke Hall unless otherwise noted.

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