How does spending spring break in Paris sound? That opportunity is available to Western Nevada College students through an Education First College Study Tours program led by one of the collegeâ€™s professors.
Gil Martin, the collegeâ€™s director of art, plans to oversee a WNC contingent to â€œParis: The City Experienceâ€ March 12-18, 2015.
â€œIâ€™m excited to lead this study abroad trip for WNC students,â€ Martin said. â€œParis is one of the undisputed art capitals of the world. It is a bustling and vibrant city full of so much history, culture and charm thatâ€™s itâ€™s endlessly fascinating.â€
Students who sign up by October 15 will receive a $150 discount. Participants have the option of registering for Art 160, Art Appreciation, a WNC three-credit course that will be offered in conjunction wit the Education First travel class.
The tripâ€™s itinerary includes guided tours of Place de la Concorde, the Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides; a walking tour of Montmarte; a trip to Versailles; and a one-day optional activity.
EF Tours was founded in 1960 and has partnered with more than 1,200 colleges and universities to establish lasting and reputable study abroad programs. Each year, tens of thousands of students travel to foreign countries with EF tours for educational along with lifelong experiences.
Students can learn more about the EF College Study Tour and the Paris trip at www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1644099CJ?utm_source=link&utm_medium=RC&utm_campaign=sharetrip. Registration is completed through EFâ€™s custom Web page.