» Competition 17 - The MetLife Foundation Study Abroad Innovation Competition

Davidson County Community College, North Carolina, United States

Davidson County Community College, North Carolina, United States
Strategic Partners: Universidad Nacional de Villa Maria, Argentina
Forsyth Tech Community College, North Carolina, United States
Guilford Tech Community College, North Carolina, United States

Expanding Access to Study Abroad in Argentina

Davidson County Community College (DCCC), through a partnership with Universidad Nacional de Villa MarĂ­a in Argentina, will create a Gilman scholarship-eligible, study abroad program that will enable Pell grant recipients to take a Humanities course abroad and provide them with a framework for examining and analyzing the history, geography, and distinctive cultural aspects of Argentina, along with basic Spanish language instruction. With the Innovation Fund grant, DCCC will be able to continue its commitment to and support of economically disadvantaged and underserved students in North Carolina to study abroad, and will open the course to other institutional partners, Guilford Technical Community College and Forsyth Technical Community College.

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