Winter Break

This course is designed to provide an alternative to typical winter break activities. Additional tuition is not charged as it is included with spring semester tuition.

Engagement Methods for International Food Security in Haiti    --- apply here

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Students will travel to and live in Cap Haitien for 8-9 days and work with Haitian partners and students to learn the principles of extension methodology, sustainable community development, and how to most effectively work with local leaders. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, entrepreneurial business planning, and cultural factors affecting community food security status while they work bi-national teams to determine how best to apply their classroom knowledge and experience.tudents will travel to and live in Cap Haitien for 8-9 days and work with Haitian partners and students to learn the principles of extension methodology, sustainable community development, and how to most effectively work with local leaders. Students will also learn the intercultural communication, entrepreneurial business planning, and cultural factors affecting community food security status while they work bi-national teams to determine how best to apply their classroom knowledge and experience.

Students will also be required to register for Preparation Seminar Fall 2016, and an 8 week course spring 2017 course. The course is limited to 18 students who will​ earn a total of three academic credits for this Haitian experience. There will be a one-hour fall semester course that will meet at 5:30 on Wednesdays to learn about community development methods, Haitian culture and history, Creole language, and prepare for our project work. The winter break portion is one credit. The one-credit spring reflection and wrap-up seminar will be an 8 week course. 

   

For more information contact:
Dr. Mark Russell, ANSC, mrussell@purdue.edu

12-13 Lessons from Haiti Presentation Video
12-13 Blog

Animals and Food Security: Service Learning in northern Haiti – Cap Haitian(PDF)



Haitian Landscape Welcoming Purdue Haitian Market Haitian people
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