Midshipman Studies Abroad in Egypt
During the spring semester, Midn. 1⁄C Mike Hogan attended the American University of Cairo in Egypt to study Arabic and the Egyptian culture.
16 OCT 2009
Midshipman Spends Semester in Russia
Midn. 1⁄C Luke Scott spent the spring semester studying at St. Petersburg University in Russia through an exchange program run by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). CIEE is a U.S.-based organization that sponsors study programs around the world.
16 OCT 2009
Midshipmen Study Abroad in Jordan
During the spring semester 2009, the Naval Academy sent three Midshipmen to Jordan to study the Arabic language and experience a foreign culture very different from their own. Midn. 1⁄C Jason Maenza, Jeremiah Olver and Janell Peske spent six months in Jordan, studying as civilians and interacting with Jordanians as American college students.
Midshipmen travel to Israel
Eleven Naval Academy Midshipmen, led by Lt. Cmdr. Rory Berke and Lt. Glenn Schatz of the Political Science Department and joined by a contingent of cadets from Army and Air Force, arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, to embark on a three-week internship.
27 MAR 2009
Naval Academy Glee Club Visits South America
The members of the Men’s Glee Club traveled to Argentina and Chile, performing 10 concerts total, to include performances at each country’s Naval Academy during the USNA Spring Break.
The Africa I Carry With Me
Fourteen First-class midshipmen travel to Africa and spend four weeks participating in a range of cultural experiences to include being integrated with the cadets from the Uganda People’s Defense Force Cadet Training Academy and later the Kenyan Armed Forces Training College, as well as participating in discussion groups at the US Embassy in Djibouti, training at Camp Simba, Kenya with forward operating troops, and going on a safari in Nairobi National Park.
US Midshipmen Aboard a Spanish Tall Training Vessel
Six USNA midshipmen embarked the Juan Sebastian De Elcano in Norfolk, VA and debarked in Valencia, Spain and learning line handling and navigation alongside their midshipmen counterparts at the Spanish Naval Academy.
International Midshipmen: Focus on Middle East
While history and tradition are synonymous with the U.S. Naval Academy—
I-Day and Plebe Summer, football and sailing, parades and formation—so are
innovation and advancement: academic majors in information technology, exchange programs and now, Middle Eastern studies.
30 AUG 2007
International Programs Increases Opportunities for Travel, Study
Since its inception in March 2006, the staff of the International Programs Office expanded existing international programs and developed new ones; simplified traveling abroad for Midshipmen, faculty and staff; and provided a resource for those wanting to learn about other languages and cultures.