INTERNATIONAL LEARNING

Cross-cultural learning is an important part of Canisius College, one of New York State’s premier private universities. For this reason, The Center for Professional Development (CPD) offers international, non-credit certificates as well as travel-abroad experiences, such as camps, workshops, and short-term programs, at its beautiful Buffalo, New York campus.

English, Coding and Culture...Buffalo-Style

Why Come to Buffalo?

Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State and Canisius College wants to share it with you! Learn about American culture, and coding at a premiere university while also improving your English-language skills.

You will enjoy 18-hours weekly of workshops (including English instruction) combined with coding, WeChat, and cultural excursions. You will also enjoy a day to an Ivy League school.

Ideal for High School Students

This American experience is open to international students in high school, grades 9-12. One parent is welcome to join students at the same cost as requested.

English, Coding, and U.S. culture…Buffalo-Style is non-credit. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Canisius’ Center for Professional Development.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!

This 2-week recreational experience in Buffalo, New York includes:

  • English instruction and workbooks
  • Coding and WeChat workshops
  • Culture, business and tourist attraction field trips (Niagara Falls)
  • Day trip to an Ivy League school
  • On-campus housing (including linens)
  • One meal per day
  • Health insurance
  • Access to the College’s facilities
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

Total cost: $2,945

(This cost does not include travel expenses, visa fees, additional meals, and other personal costs)

Register early for the July 18-31, 2018 session!

Space is limited to 35 participants, so please consider registering early! For more information or to register for the trip, email cpdinfo@canisius.edu or send a WeChat message to kikiliu7 with any questions.

English, Business and Culture...Buffalo-Style

Why Come to Buffalo?

Buffalo, New York is home to an economic-cultural resurgence and Canisius College wants to share it with you! Learn about American culture, business and Buffalo’s economic legacy and business growth while improving your English-language skills.

You will enjoy 18-hours of weekly workshops (including English instruction) combined with business, arts, and cultural excursions to Niagara Falls, innovation centers and other attractions.

Ideal for Anyone

This experience is ideal for business professionals, high school graduates, college-university students and anyone interested in learning about American culture while developing their English language skills.

English, Business and Culture…Buffalo-Style is non-credit. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Canisius’ Center for Professional Development.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!

This 3-week recreational experience in Buffalo, New York includes:

  • English instruction and workbooks
  • Business workshops and introductions
  • Culture, business and tourist attraction field trips (Niagara Falls)
  • Fourth of July baseball game symphony concert
  • One meal per day
  • Health insurance
  • Access to the College’s facilities
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

Total cost: $3,850

(This cost does not include travel expenses, visa fees, additional meals, and other personal costs)

Register early for the June 27-17, 2018 session!

Space is limited to 30 participants, so please consider registering early.

IF you have any questions or need more information please feel free to email us at cpdinfo@canisius.edu or call us at +1 (716-888-8490).

Institute for Global Engagement (IGE)

What makes IGE absolutely unique is that experiences are developed and led by educators. These professionals have years of study and understand the vast seamless of history, culture and spirituality in the destinations that they visit.

We are not a travel agency.  We are a global classroom.

A yearly roster of trips are planned but experiences can be customized for:

  • organizations, associations and religious groups;
  • companies or corporations;
  • retiree associations or individual social groups; and,
  • youth groups.

Unique spiritual and cultural trips also exist and have been enjoyed by lifelong learners and students annually to:

  • Kilimanjaro/Tanzania;
  • Argentina;
  • Philippines; and,
  • India

If any of these global experiences interest you or if you dream of something not found here, please contact Tim Wadkins at wadkins@canisius.edu or 716-888-2824.

The world is still your oyster.

Faith, Tradition & Modernization in Central America

This seminar will include visits to: Mayan ruins; Catholic and Mayan Spiritualties

in the ancient villages along Lake Atitlan in Guatemala; old colonial towns; Guatemalan and Salvadoran civil war memorial sites where Catholic bishops, priests and peasants were martyred; social service agencies dealing with issues such as street children, homelessness and gang violence; Catholic cathedrals; Pentecostal mega-churches; and congregations engaged in various kinds of social service.

Along the way there will be presentations by experts in various fields and a musical concert by a renowned Salvadoran folk singer. There will also be optional opportunities for activities such as hiking, shopping, touring a coffee plantation, and golf. Don’t miss this unique continuing education opportunity.

For more information please visit canisius.edu/IGSOR or contact Dr. Wadkins at 716.888.2824 or wadkins@canisius.edu

Berlin: The City Experience in May, 2018

Canisius’ own, Fine Arts Program Director and Visiting Assistant Professor, Yvonne Widenor, will be leading another exciting arts tour abroad.  Join adult learners, students, faculty, alumni and enthusiasts of all kinds interested in exploring arts and history in Berlin.

Customized, short-term programs for business professionals, students and adults is how the CPD transforms international learners.

Experience what only Canisius and Buffalo have to offer!