Oswego Professor to Offer New Course in Ecuador
SUNY Oswego’s first recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Internationalization will use the $4,000 prize to support the first offering of a course on sustainability in Ecuador.
Dr. Lisa Glidden, an assistant professor of political science, was one of five professors around the SUNY system to win the awards as SUNY revived a grant program that had seen two rounds of awards in the last decade. The awards are designed to promote and support the development and implementation of innovative study abroad projects.
The new SUNY Oswego course, “Crafting Sustainable Communities,” will begin in October 2011 and feature three weeks in Ecuador in December and January, with one week in the nation’s capital, Quito, and two in a rural community. Students will stay with host families to be immersed in Ecuadorian culture.