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Study Abroad in Mexico – Spring Break 2024

puebla mexicoSeton Hall University’s Catholic Studies & Social Work Programs invites you to develop a stronger appreciation for the culture and history in Puebla, Mexico, as you study the intersection of Catholic Social Thought (CST) and social work values in action. Professor Anthony Nicotera will lead this 3-credit study abroad tour of sites in Puebla, Mexico, as you study the Catholic culture and history and how it ties in with social work values. This program will take place from March 2 through March 9, 2024.

Gain first-hand experience of social work and CST commitments to the inherent dignity of all persons, service, solidarity, and social justice. The study tour will allow you to become acquainted with the Mexican people's daily lifestyle and understand more fully the contributions of the Catholic faith and practice to everyday life in Mexico.

Brief Itinerary

Professor Anthony Nicotera will join students on a flight from Newark to Puebla, Mexico. The tour will include visits to Basílica de Guadalupe, Teotihuacán, Museo Barroco, and other sites of cultural interest. Lectures about the intersection of the provision of social work and Catholic Intellectual Tradition will be facilitated by the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP).

Registration Details
This trip will cover the CAST 3891 – Internship in Catholic Studies: Mexico/ CORE 3911 and SOWK 2911. The trip cost is $2500; The trip cost includes all air and land transportation, hotel accommodations (double occupancy), breakfast and evening meals, and all museum/site admission fees. Space is limited, and the application and deposit of $500 is due on November 15, 2023.

For more information about this study abroad opportunity, please visit the course webpage. If you are interested in this program, contact Professor Anthony Nicotera at [email protected] to learn more.

Categories: Faith and Service