University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Contact Information
Contact:Jodi Thesing-Ritter
Address:105 Garfield Avenue
P.O. Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702
Title:Associate Dean of Students
Program Site
Program Type:Experiential
Discipline(s):Women's Studies, History
Location:Southern United States
Dates Offered:Winter and Spring Break
Number of Weeks:7-10 days
Credit Hours:Optional 3 credits
Plan:A Only
Additional Program Information
About The Program: Civil Rights Pilgrimage: The trips will include stops at the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta, GA. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL. The Civil Rights Memorial and the Rosa Parks Museum and Library in Montgomery, AL. The National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, AL. and other sites in Selma, AL, New Orleans, LA. Central High School and William J Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN and MORE!

Program Requirements: Students may choose to register for Women's Studies 222 or to participate in a faculty/student research project conducted by student trip coordinators. The trip fee includes transportation, lodging and museum admissions. Registration for both the winter and spring trips will begin early October. Registration is first come/first serve basis. More information: http://www.uwec.edu/DOS/programs/crp/index.htm

Program Costs:

Access Types
  • Open: open to all eligible applicants who meet stated deadlines