Faculty-Led Program Ghana
Welcome to the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program to Ghana 2022!
- AFRI 3125 West Africa Now (Dr. Donnetrice Allison)
- GIS 4671 Contemporary African Culture and Business (Dr. Alphonso Ogbuehi)
Travel Dates: January 3-13, 2022
Students need to take one of the above courses to be eligible for this program. Please contact Dr. Allison and/or Dean Ogbuehi first.
Dr. Donnetrice Allison
Professor of Africana Studies and Communication Studies
Dr. Alphonso Ogbuehi
Dean, School of Business & Professor of Business Studies, Marketing
In Fall 2021, students will take the courses with Dr. Donnetrice Allison on AFRI 3125 West Africa Now or with Dr. Alphonso Ogbuehi on GIS 4671 Contemporary African Culture and Business.
On January 3-13, 2022, students will travel with two faculty leaders and classmates to Ghana. During this trip, students will have the opportunities to visit local businesses and cultural sites, including:
- Travel to Cape Coast and Elmina to see slave castles and the starting point of the transatlantic slave trade
- Visit the Ashanti region to explore the traditional chieftaincy institution, history and culture
- Visit Kakum National Park and the Beach
- Visit and learn about local companies, business environment, and Young Africa Leadership Initiative
The total program fee to Ghana includes:
- Round trip airfare
- Airport transfer to/from hotel
- Hotel accommodations
- Airfare within Ghana
- Local transportation to/from scheduled daily activities
- Entrances into cultural sites
- Guides and drivers
- $200 study abroad fee
- International travel insurance
Please take care to observe your required monthly deposits on the program, and other costs not subject to deposit requirements (to be taken care of by the student).
- $200 supplemental Students advised to bring to Ghana to cover cost of meals not included in program
- $145 passport fee Fee required to apply for a new U.S. passport ($110 for renewing the passport)
Students interested in this FLP Ghana must receive permission of the faculty leaders to enroll into AFRI 3125 West Africa Now (Dr. Donnetrice Allison) or GIS 4671 Contemporary African Culture and Business (Dr. Alphonso Ogbuehi) to participate in this program.
Once enrolled into one of the courses, students will be required to create and to complete a Study Abroad application with the Office of Global Engagement, and carefully observe the established deposit schedule for the study abroad trip to Ghana.
- Contact faculty leaders to discuss your interest in the FLP
- Upon acceptance, proceed to register into AFRI 3125 or GIS 4671 for Fall 2021
- Upon receiving the registration list from the faculty leaders, the Office of Global Engagement will initiate Study Abroad Application
- Follow program deposit schedule for the study abroad trip to Ghana
FLP Ghana Program aligns with and contribute to the following outcomes:
Global Perspectives (as in Stockton Mission/Vision/Value)
Recognizing its place in an increasingly global economy and society, Stockton University is committed to providing students, faculty, and staff with exposure to diverse cultural perspectives. Stockton seeks to create and sustain the global awareness and understanding necessary for their meaningful participation in the world as independent critical thinkers and informed and prepared global citizens.
The ability to appreciate diversity and cultural interconnectedness.
The ability to use and to integrate concepts, theories, and principles in one’s major field of study in a masterful way.
The ability to create and share ideas and knowledge effectively with diverse audiences and in various formats.
Teamwork and Collaboration
The ability to join with others to achieve a common goal.
IDEA Objective 2:
Developing knowledge and understanding of diverse perspectives, global awareness, or other cultures