To Go or Not to Go: Study Abroad During the COVID-19Era
Friday, 4/9 | 12pm-1pm EDT | Click Here to Register
What does it take to run a study abroad program amid theCOVID-19 pandemic? Join SIT for an invigorating discussion on the many factorsthat go into facilitating study abroad today, and get an exclusive peek at thetools SIT staff use when deciding whether to run a program. SIT leadership willdraw from the organization’s experience this past year to explore the go-no-godecision making process; how they ensure students, staff, and local communitiesstay safe when running programs; what’s needed to adhere to country-specificcurfews and navigate limited group mobility; and the implications ofquarantines and mask mandates. The session will also reflect on opportunitiesfor reciprocity and giving back to host communities in these challenging times.
Presenters: MichaelZoll,Ian O’Brien | Moderator: Craig McDonald