KCC offering trip to Cuba in February 2015

Stock image of a Cuban flag flying in the wind.

Kellogg Community College is offering students, staff and community members the unique opportunity to travel to Cuba as part of the College’s International Studies Program during the Spring 2015 semester.

The trip will run from Friday, Feb. 13, through Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, and is open to all who register for the three-credit INTL 210: Cuba course for the Spring 2015 semester. Participants will visit locations including Old Havana, the Viñales Valley and the Santo Tomas Cavern in addition to having an opportunity to experience authentic Cuban cultural art and music firsthand.

The total cost for the trip will be approximately $3,650, with a nonrefundable $600 deposit due Oct. 24. The remainder of fees for the course will be assessed on enrollment.

The cost of the trip covers airfare, double-occupancy accommodations, in-country guides and transportation, tips for guides and drivers, travel health insurance, some meals, and entrance fees for scheduled events. The cost does not include tuition, spending money, passport application fees or course materials.

Pre-trip meeting dates for the INTL 210 participants will be held on Fridays, Jan. 16, 23 and 30 and Feb. 6, 2015. There will also be post-trip meeting dates held on Fridays to be announced.

KCC is offering the trip through the Cuba Educational Exchange, a program of the Explorica educational travel and student tours company.

For more information, contact KCC history professor Michelle Wright at 269-965-3931 ext. 2217 or wrightm@kellogg.edu.

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