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News Release (November 10, 1966)


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News Release (November 10, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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November 10, 1966


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COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMUED!ATE RELEASE A number of New College students are again planning to spend their first independent study period of the year in Latin America. First-year students Cindy Gates, Ken Jon Shaughnessy, and Anne Chandler anticipate spending the study period, which begins Nov. 28, with Peace Corps Volunteers in Costa Rica. In addition, upperclassmen Dick Ogburn, Glenda Cimino, Tom Lesure, and Joan Schnabel, all of lvhom have had previous experience living in Latin America, are being considered for the Rockefeller Foundation project at the University of Del Vaya in Cali, Colombia. This project is being carried on under the auspices of the University of Florida. Each New College student in Colombia will have the opportunity to work with a graduate student from the University of Florida and with a Colombian student <>.t the University Del Vaya. Last year New College students did independent study projects in Costa Rica, Guatemala and Haiti. Requirements for Latin American study are facility in 3panish and a study project approved by the faculty. -more-


NEH COLLEGE Page 2 Typical projects are studies of the people and their customs or some aspect of their culture, such as literature or art. There are two independent study periods of three and four weeks each year at Nel-7 College. Mrs. John Elmendorf, wife of the president of New College, began the Latin American Studies Program here. She also organized a similar program at Brown University. Plans for the students interested in the Colombian project are still being worked out, but some of the students going to Costa Rica have already begun the required series of inoculations and will leave when the study period begins. -30-

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