Faculty-Led Study Abroad Trips 2019-2020


Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - OT 590 - October 19-27, 2019 - Dr. Gregory Chown


Belize, Monkey Bay - Physical Therapy in Belize (in conjunction with Bellarmine and Alvernia University) - January 4-13, 2020 - Dr. Robin Zappin and Dr. Gregory Chown

This is a great opportunity for DPT students.


Dingle, Ireland - Interprofessional Experience Spring Break Study Abroad Trip - Sacred Heart University - February 27-March 7, 2020 

Please see the faculty leader and and degree requirements for participants:

  • Occupation Therapy - Dr. Neil Penny - 5th year
  • Nursing - Dr. Vera Brancato - Graduate students
  • Healthcare Science - Dr. Mary Ann Durant - Undergraduate
  • Athletic Training 0 Dr. Thomas Franek - Graduate Students


This is a great opportunity for students in the majors listed above to engage in cultural/inter-professional immersion.


Paris, France & London, England - Easter Break April 3-13, 2020 - Dr. Jodi Radosh and Dr. Victoria Williams

If you're in the communication or political science departments, you can learn a lot in this short period of time.


Costa Rica - BIO 390 Biodiversty and Ethics of Ecotourism (choose this if you plan for the course to count as an upper-level biology elective or science with lab general education requirement) - May 17-31,2020 - Dr. Eric Recktenwald and Dr. Josh Hayes

Study in the tropical rain forests of Costa Rica and explore the impact of ecotourism and conservation from perspective of the animals who live there.


Grand Manan, Canada - May 24-31, 2020 - Dr. Alicia Sprow

A great program for students in any major who want to participate in a community-based project that focuses on sustainability and includes outdoor adventure activities, service, and research.


Dingle, Ireland - NU 299 Transcultural Nursing - May 23-June 6, 2020 - Dr. Tracy Scheirer

This course examines the health beliefs and societal norms of many cultural groups, including discussions with members of the Dingle Peninsula and Irish traveler communities.


Paris, France - PHI/THE 290 Spirituality and Philosophy in France - June 7-21, 2020 - Dr. Kevin Godfrey and Dr. Janae Sholtz

Students will engage in transformational real-world learning that will help them to become global citizens in the 21st century.


Beifang, China - June 2020 - Dr. Di You

If you are interested in the China program, please contact the Global Engagement Office.



More programs to be announced!



Office of Global Engagement
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BCA Programs
BCA Study Abroad is committed to helping students understand the complexities of the contemporary world by providing quality academic programs and cross-cultural learning in locations around the globe. Study Abroad in places like Ecuador, Greece, Belgium, or even New Zealand during the Fall or Spring Semesters. Or spend your summer studying in Italy, Morocco, and so much more! To learn more, follow the link below.
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SHU Programs
Sacred Heart offers a variety of opportunities for visiting students. Students can apply for Semester Programs, Winter, or Summer Sessions in Dingle, Ireland. Follow the link below for more information or stop by the Study Abroad Office today!
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College Year in Athens
Boasting an extensive range of outstanding courses and unique learning opportunities, with a wide range of disciplines from ancient to contemporary studies, their curriculum is enriched by hands-on learning opportunities and on-site classes.
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