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CCS300: United States: Community, Schools, and Culture
New York City, United States (Carroll Courses Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Lezlie Weber Program Type: Faculty-Led Programs
Total CCE Cost: 1650.00 Deposit Amount: 250.00
Program Description:
Harlem


Harlem & Bronx Immersion: May 13-21, 2018

Spend two weeks in Harlem/the Bronx working in schools. Learn about the rich cultural and socio-political history of Harlem and the Bronx, NY, the New York City education system and urban education, and explore the multi-faceted cultural dimensions of New York City.
 
Tentative Itinerary
 
Sunday, May 13:
Flight to NY
Walking tour (informal, lead by Professor Kretchmar) to get your bearings and get a basic introduction to NY
Get settled and explore
Group dinner
 
Monday, May 14:
School setting: 7:45-3:45pm
Group dinner and reflection
 
Tuesday, May 15:
School setting: 7:45-3:45pm
4:30pm Harlem Walking Tour (includes Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)
Dinner: On your own
 
Wednesday, May 16:
School setting: 7:45-3:45pm
4:30pm: Full group (early) dinner and reflection
5:30-8:15 Harlem Gospel Tour/Wednesday Choir Service
 
Thursday, May 17
School: 7:45-3:45pm
Afternoon and dinner on your own
 
Friday, May 18:
School setting: 7:45-3:45pm
Full group dinner & panel with staff from community organizations in Harlem & the Bronx
 
Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20:
In pairs/groups: Complete cultural scavenger hunt across the city. This include visiting a selection of cultural neighborhoods (i.e., Little India, Brighton Beach, Chinatown, Greenpoint), finding and experiencing a number of cultural artifacts, visiting a museum, and participating in a free cultural event of choice.
 
Sunday morning breakfast and discussion, all other meals of your own
 
Monday, May 21:
Visit different school site: 8am-noon
Full group lunch and reflection
Flight to Milwaukee


 

Instructor:  Kerry Kretchmar
Term: Spring Semester (Even Years)
Location:  Harlem, New York, USA
Course Meeting times:  Tuesdays, 4-5:50pm 
Tentative Travel Dates:  May 13th-21st 2018
Maximum Class Size: 12 students
Tentative cost: $1650.00
Is this course right for you? 
Is This Course Right-NY.docx

*Students who wish to attend a Broadway show, visit museums, and participate in additional activities not scheduled for the full group should budget an extra $200-300.
 

Students requesting accommodations for their CCE should contact The Office for Students with Disabilities at the Walter Young Center by calling 262-524-7335 to set up an appointment with Marty Bledsoe.
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2018 05/21/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.