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UTSA Honors College offers summer 2011 programs in Italy and China

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(Oct. 26, 2010)--The UTSA Honors College will host summer 2011 international programs to Italy and China. All UTSA undergraduate students with a G.P.A. of 2.5 or better are eligible to participate in the programs.

Informational meetings are listed below for each program. The meetings will include an overview of each program including cost, accommodations, and travel to and from Italy or China.

  • The Honors College Italy program will be June 9-July 4, 2011. An informational meeting is 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 1 in the University Center Anaqua Room (2.03.08) on the Main Campus. The program will include visits to Venice, Florence and Rome.
  • The Honors College China program will be May 9-29, 2011. An informational meeting is 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2 in the University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24) on the Main Campus. The program will include visits to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.

Scholarships for both programs are available through the UTSA International Education Fund.

For more information for those who cannot attend a meeting, call the Honors College at 210-458-4106.



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