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The Dominican Republic:

Transcending Borders utilizes the DR as the
backdrop and training ground to forge and
temper leaders whose decisions and actions
focus on power, productivity, and innovation
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Scholarships

There's no reason that the most valuable study abroad
experience available can't also be the most affordable.
The official Transcending Borders scholarship guarantees
that financial difficulty will not hinder your participation
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Traveling

In the heart of the Caribbean, the Dominican
Republic demands your full attention. Will
you have an opportunity to travel?
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Homestays

Students stay in villages and homes where
most foreigners rarely have a chance to visit,
let alone have the opportunity to live
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Art 201: Community Building Through Art

Partnering with muralists through MARHMI,
Transcending Borders offers students the
unique opportunity to explore communities'
challenges and opportunities through art.
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The University of Santo Domingo

Founded in 1538 and claiming to be the
oldest university in the Americas,
it is a vital part of the communal and
cultural fabric of the DR
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Connections

Projects are an integral component of this
unique program, but how are they related
to the academic framework?
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The learning, living and practicing of leadership within Transcending Borders will expand your sense of agency, provide you with the confidence to bridge any divide, and demand critical assessment of self and how you view those around you, making the experience an essential part of your education. Tell me more…

“This experience has been amazing and very
 inspirational! I will never forget it. I have been
 moved by all the people and I would love to
 stay involved.”

Margaret

“This entire experience has truly been
 life changing and showed me so much
 about the world and my life!”

Lexi

“I’ve never been so sure that I want to
 work in public health, but after this trip,
 I’m positive.”

Mara

“Everyone was so kind and generous
 and I couldn’t have felt more at home.”

Abby

“This program really changed me. I'm so
 much more confident in what I can do!”

Kathryn

Community projects are a key element to our academic program; the community is our classroom.
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