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    Volume 82, Issue 14 Web Edition
This week: The
Clarion Year in
December 14, 2016
Deadline set for study
abroad trip to London
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By Jeni Welch
staff writer
The deadline to enroll in the London Study
Abroad course is March 1. The 2017 sum
mer class with take place between July 6 and
August 7.
Brevard College Theatre professor Brandon
Smith said, “I think it is one of the single
most significant opportunities available to our
The entire program is $6,900, which includes
roundtrip airfare from Charlotte to Heathrow,
London, transportation from Heathrow to
campus, six hours tuition and fees, a private
dorm room, and the cost that is associated with
each class.
Some of the cost includes trips to Oxford,
Wimbledon, Shepherd Neame and major
business centers in London for the business
class. The Criminal Justice class has trips to Midwestern State University.
Nottingham and the Tower of London. The
Theatre class will be taking trips to see plays
at the Globe Theatre, will have a private tour
of Rose & Globe, and have professionals visit
the classroom.
All the offered classes have trips like these.
Public Health, Photography and Graphic Design,
Mass Communications and Global Education
are just a few of the other classes available.
Brevard College English professor Ken
Chamlee will be teaching British literature
with the program. In 2004 and 2007, Chamlee
taught abroad through other programs. This is
the third year that Midwestern State University
and Brevard College have worked together in
the consortium.
In 2015, Smith taught the British Theatre class.
It mainly focused on the impact that has been
made on Western Theatre by the British. Smith
first taught in London in 2011 as a teacher from
As a student. Smith participated in a study
abroad program through the same consortium.
“The experience opened my eyes to what method
acting was capable of producing on stage, that
styles other than realism and representational-
ism could be immediate and moving, and that I
wanted to work in this field and learn the craft
of acting,” said Smith.
In 2015 the program had an average of 60
participants. The class sizes were small and aver
aged around 10 students per class. The classes
run Monday through Thursday with different
field trips taken in the evenings. The four-week
class also offers a “mini-break” that allows the
students to explore surrounding areas.
Participants will need funds for food, personal
travel money, and the tube (subway) pass. These
are not included in the flat fee. They will also
need a valid U.S. passport. Any questions can be
directed to Chamlee or Curriculum Enrichment
Coordinator Nacole Potts.
President Joyce engages in festivities
in annual 'Joyce to the World'
BC President David Joyce invited students as weii as children of facuity and staff to his house on
Saturday, Dec. 10, to heip celebrate the annual “Joyce to the World,” where he read ‘“Twas the Night
Before Christmas,” and served up hoiiday treats.

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