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  • International Workshops | Center for International Programs
    Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts International Workshops Center for International Programs Home International Workshops Bio Design Learning from natural systems environment and efficiency June 6 to July 24 2016 Explore the biology paradigm applied to design in consistency with the environment from architecture to product design systems and mechanisms Knowledge and skills developed incorporate design biology technology and communication Application Requirements Letter of motivation and intention Advanced design students in architecture industrial design product design interior space design fashion design industrial engineering mechatronics and or sustainability Duration 3 weeks 90 hours 6 credits Post Carbon Urbanism Sustainable environmental toolkit for designers July 4 to July 23 2016 Develop a critical understanding of the factors present in the current city impairment affecting the urban environment and its high dependence on external resources Analytical tools project methodologies to design and evaluate alternative scenarios of adaptation to the post carbon era in which a radical decrease of the energy generated from fossil fuels is predicted will complement this topic Application Requirements Letter of motivation and intention Advanced design students architecture industrial design engineering sustainability and or management Duration 3 weeks 60 hours 6 credits Sustainable Emergency Shelters July 4 to July 23 2016 Explore innovative sustainable solutions for emergency shelters demand Promote and implement efficiency not only in the field of design and deployment but also in the areas of self sufficient clean energy technology and universally accessibility Application Requirements Advanced design students in architecture industrial design product design interior space design communication sngineering and or sustainability Duration 3 weeks

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  • Internships | Center for International Programs
    Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Internships Center for International Programs Home Internships International Relations International Exchange Office The International relations office for the International Programs department at Veritas University facilitates outbound exchange programs for local career seeking students with partner universities around the world Business Travel Agency Travel agency with over 20 years of experience in Costa Rica s tourism sector geared toward young students participating in study abroad programs Located within the Veritas campus students will have the opportunity to get involved in several extracurricular activities with local and international students Education Primary School Interns will assist public school educators in low income areas by teaching English to children Interns will also have the option to help children with their homework provide additional tutoring plan assist with recreational activities conduct art dance related exercises encourage various levels of self expression among the children and support routine school maintenance Education ESL The main objective of the English as a Second Language ESL program is to provide accessible fun and conversational English lessons to Veritas University staff local students and host family members Classes are held twice a week in the evenings at Veritas University The program is split into four groups based on the level of Spanish Intro Beginners Intermediate and Advanced Groups vary in size The ESL program seeks applicants who wish to collaborate by teaching serving as conversational aids and tutoring while in Costa Rica Onsite orientation and training will be provided by the program coordinator Social Work Day Care Center Interns will work with a network of organizations

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  • Materials | Center for International Programs
    a way that the units and the topics are interconnected with the purpose that the student can relate to the knowledge of a gradual step by step basis but above all in a meaningful way This is achieved by linking newly learned skills with previously known knowledge and then applying them in a functional way in real life Nivel Basico II Basic II Conversemos en Español is a text designed for students with a basic knowledge of Spanish as a second language Its purpose is to promote the development of the language skills necessary so that students can communicate in an effective and efficient manner in the contexts of the familiar and known In addition you find that the student through the activities and exercises can reach a greater communicative competence in the target language The methodological approach of this text is communicative and the activities to be undertaken are focused so that the students interact between them with the people in their environment It is intended that the student be in constant contact with the target language through exercises and activities that follow the criteria of simple and easy first until they reach progressively a greater complexity and thus provided linguistic and communicative resources of level Basic II This book is divided into four chapters The first is an introductory chapter or review of the knowledge acquired by students in previous communicative competence level It serves as a refresher of the studied linguistic content and is a link to start new topics At the beginning of each chapter it describes the functions that the student should reach at the end of the chapter and also it specifies the grammar content that will be discussed in the lessons Chapters have eight sections Intermedio I Intermediate I Enlace Intercultural helps students develop the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate competence in Spanish Based on the communicative approach this book emphasizes the use of the language in diverse contexts and puts into practice specific communicative functions such as discovering and understanding the similarities and differences between people and places Narrating and understanding common actions in the past tense and giving and receiving orders recommendations and instructions Most of the activities included aim to create a communicative exchange between the students and their new cultural environment For example students must work as a team conduct interviews with native Spanish speakers seek solutions to communicative tasks play games participate in simulations of real life scenarios etc Activities generally combine various skills The book is divided into an introduction that links back to the level of previous Spanish understanding and six chapters that help students acquire new communicative resources for the intermediate level The text is designed for 80 90 hour course Avanzado I Advance I This book is intended to induce the learner of Spanish as a second language in a creative and motivating way to create a linguistic journey in an advanced proficiency level This book consists of four lessons that encourage

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  • News | Center for International Programs
    took a trip to Nigeria and my mother died soon afterwards in December 2012 My father buried her there and he stayed there Now it s just me and my siblings Aideyan shares the family home with two adult sisters both college graduates and a brother who is still in college From afar their father helps pay their living costs But all my expenses I pretty much have to handle myself Aideyan said It s not all bad because mentally I m a stronger person I ve grown to be really independent and self sufficient I really needed the help to pay for this study abroad thing I needed the support of the Gilman scholarship she said The school gave me 500 but if I only got that I wouldn t have been able to study abroad Aideyan is only the second SUNY Cortland student to earn this award which covers up to 5 000 in international studies expenses and is named after the former 30 year congressman from Greenville N Y who chaired the House International Relations Committee She is one of 800 students nationwide selected to study or intern abroad during the spring 2015 academic term by the U S Department of State s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs The Institute of International Education administers the program The College is fortunate to have Esosa serve as a Gilman scholar ambassador to our partners at Universidad Veritas in Costa Rica said Mary Schlarb who directs SUNY Cortland s International Programs We expect her success will encourage other students to apply in the future The Gilman program aims to diversify the students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures countries languages and economies making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector I ve always been interested in Spanish since high school and I figured it would fulfill me to learn the language and also make me more competitive in the job market Aideyan said during an early December interview My father was from Nigeria but he never taught us the language because my mother was not Nigerian she was American Aideyan said So I always wanted to learn another language I didn t grow up around people who spoke Spanish she explained It might sound weird but it s just the feel of the language I just liked the sound of it I originally wanted to go to Spain but then I realized I was more interested in the Latin American version of Spanish than Castilian she said That s why I chose Costa Rica I ll be living with a host family and they can t speak English so my Spanish is going to improve very very much La Universidad Veritas is a popular student choice offered through SUNY Cortland s International Programs Staff there encouraged her to apply for the Gilman Scholarship

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  • Package A | Center for International Programs
    Excursion Fourth excursion One Day Excursion NOTE Excursions are planned according to weather Sample Weekend Excursions Arenal Volcano Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Enjoy the majesty of the Arenal volcano and the wide variety of bird and mammals that take refuge in the man made lake Then head to Monteverde a private reserve dedicated to the conservation of the area s flora and fauna and to the development of new ways of conserving the environment Includes transportation accommodations breakfast visit to the hot springs and La Fortuna waterfall by horse or by car jeep boat and transportation from La Fortuna to Monteverde and canopy tour Departure Friday Return Sunday Rio Celeste National Park Travel far to the Rio Celeste where the minerals mix in the river and create the beautiful turquoise water This location is known as one of the wonders of Costa Rica Includes transportation accommodations food entrance walks and guides Departure Friday Return Sunday Caribbean Coast This is a weekend trip to Puerto Viejo and the city of Limon This city is the capital of the Afro Caribbean culture in Costa Rica and possesses dialects based on English which have survived due the natural barriers between the central valley and the Caribbean Includes transportation accommodations breakfast snorkeling tour visit to an indigenous reserve and to Kekoldi Departure Friday Return Sunday Sample Day Excursions Poas Volcano and La Paz w aterfall This is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in the country The crater which is 1 kilometer in diameter and 314 meters deep is one of the largest in the world Included transportation lunch visit to coffee plantation butterfly and hummingbird garden path to the waterfall and entrance to Poas Volcano Departure 7 00 A M Return 5 00 P M Canopy Tour You can either go to Poas

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  • Package B | Center for International Programs
    NOTE Excursions are planned according to weather Sample Weekend Excursions Arenal Volcano Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Enjoy the majesty of the Arenal volcano and the wide variety of bird and mammals that take refuge in the man made lake Then head to Monteverde a private reserve dedicated to the conservation of the area s flora and fauna and to the development of new ways of conserving the environment Includes transportation accommodations breakfast visit to the hot springs and La Fortuna waterfall by horse or by car jeep boat and transportation from La Fortuna to Monteverde and canopy tour Departure Friday Return Sunday Rio Celeste National Park Travel far to the Rio Celeste where the minerals mix in the river and create the beautiful turquoise water This location is known as one of the wonders of Costa Rica Includes transportation accommodations food entrance walks and guides Departure Friday Return Sunday Caribbean Coast This is a weekend trip to Puerto Viejo and the city of Limon This city is the capital of the Afro Caribbean culture in Costa Rica and possesses dialects based on English which have survived due the natural barriers between the central valley and the Caribbean Includes transportation accommodations breakfast snorkeling tour visit to an indigenous reserve and to Kekoldi Departure Friday Return Sunday Sample Day Excursions Poas Volcano and La Paz w aterfall This is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in the country The crater which is 1 kilometer in diameter and 314 meters deep is one of the largest in the world Included transportation lunch visit to coffee plantation butterfly and hummingbird garden path to the waterfall and entrance to Poas Volcano Departure 7 00 A M Return 5 00 P M Canopy Tour You can either go to Poas or San Lorenzo This trip is

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  • Package C | Center for International Programs
    to weather Sample Weekend Excursions Arenal Volcano Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Enjoy the majesty of the Arenal volcano and the wide variety of bird and mammals that take refuge in the man made lake Then head to Monteverde a private reserve dedicated to the conservation of the area s flora and fauna and to the development of new ways of conserving the environment Includes transportation accommodations breakfast visit to the hot springs and La Fortuna waterfall by horse or by car jeep boat and transportation from La Fortuna to Monteverde and canopy tour Departure Friday Return Sunday Rio Celeste National Park Travel far to the Rio Celeste where the minerals mix in the river and create the beautiful turquoise water This location is known as one of the wonders of Costa Rica Includes transportation accommodations food entrance walks and guides Departure Friday Return Sunday Caribbean Coast This is a weekend trip to Puerto Viejo and the city of Limon This city is the capital of the Afro Caribbean culture in Costa Rica and possesses dialects based on English which have survived due the natural barriers between the central valley and the Caribbean Includes transportation accommodations breakfast snorkeling tour visit to an indigenous reserve and to Kekoldi Departure Friday Return Sunday Sample Day Excursions Poas Volcano and La Paz w aterfall This is one of the most spectacular volcanoes in the country The crater which is 1 kilometer in diameter and 314 meters deep is one of the largest in the world Included transportation lunch visit to coffee plantation butterfly and hummingbird garden path to the waterfall and entrance to Poas Volcano Departure 7 00 A M Return 5 00 P M Canopy Tour You can either go to Poas or San Lorenzo This trip is done on ropes amongst the

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  • Picture Gallery | Center for International Programs
    News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Student Log In Partner Log In Apply Now Have any questions nbsp CR 506 2246 4865 USA 585 735 4300 internationalprograms veritas cr Links Toggle navigation Home

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