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Summer Service-Learning Program Highlight: Costa Rica

Summer Service-Learning Program Deadlines Extended!  Apply now for the Summer 1 or Summer 2 program option! API is accepting applications through April 15th for service-learning in Costa Rica.  Students have the brilliant opportunity to learn by doing and by reflecting on their work, all the while contributing to the long-term and strategic goals of a community partner abroad. [...]

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API Advisory Board

Mission of the API Advisory Board

The API Advisory Board seeks to provide API with tangible recommendations regarding academics, program policies, student issues and general programming, and to assess API sites and individual programs.

Goals of the API Advisory Board

  • To serve as a sounding board for current issues in study abroad, and how those issues should affect API programs andservices
  • To provide feedback for future direction of API programs
  • To assess current API policies
  • To formally evaluate API sites and programs, and provide recommendations for improvement

Intended Outcomes of the API Advisory Board

Achieving the mission and goals of the API Advisory Board should result in the following outcomes:

  • Continued excellence in API program offerings abroad
  • Further strengthening of API’s policies and student services
  • Strategic improvements for stateside operations and program function abroad
  • Targeted changes to programs based on research initiatives
  • Extensive, independent evaluation of API study abroad programs
  • Carolyn Becker – Texas Woman’s University
  • Yana Cornish – University of Georgia
  • Lynne Eustis – University of Maine at Farmington
  • Jack Hobson – California State University, Fullerton
  • Magdalena Grudzinski-Hall – University of South Carolina
  • Gregory Jabaut – Siena College
  • DeDe Long – University of Arkansas
  • Brooke Shurer – Meredith College
  • Kalpen Trivedi – University of Massachusetts, Amherst