2023 Ecuador

Multidisciplinary Education: Taking Knowledge Beyond Borders

Location: Guayaquil and Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
Time: March 25-April 1, 2023 (Spring Break)

Course Information

Course: EHHS 10095

No. of Credits: 1 credit

Instructors: Dr. Amanda Johnson (mjohn275@kent.edu) and Daniel Diaz Nilsson (dnilsso1@kent.edu)

Program Overview

  • Interact with faculty and students from Universidad Espíritu Santo (UEES) in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Learn about and apply cultural competency skills while engaging with Ecuadorian community members
  • Engage in lectures and activities about Ecuadorian history, politics, education, and business

Tentative Activities

  • Visit the city of Guayaquil and its famous Malecon 2000
  • Experience Dos Mangas (natural pools, paja toquilla and taqua workshops)
  • Go glamping in Puerto Cayo
  • Learn about cacao production in Churute

To Apply

Deadline: December 1, 2022

Fee: $60.00 non-refundable fee to fill out the application.


For more information, please contact Rose Onders at ronders@kent.edu (330-672-0564) or Visit the Center for International & Intercultural Education at 215 White Hall.