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Johane Simelane '13 talks about his experience with funded research in the SEE-Beyond program at Skidmore College. Johane studied as a health educator & community researcher in the Hhohho region of Swaziland, on a project focusing on male circumcision for HIV prevention.

Past SEE-Beyond Projects


Sara Low '13 (far left) used her SEE-Beyond grant to expand her grasp of archaeological techniques at the Taos Collaborative Archaeology Program in New Mexico.Jane Dowd '14 with her segundo basico class, 'Education Internship with Safe Passage, Guatamala'Amanda Nelson '13 had an internship with a casting agency in New York City'Images of India' during Project WhyJohane Simelane, Health Educator & Community Researcher; Male circumcision for HIV prevention in the Hhohho region of SwazilandJohane Simelane, Health Educator & Community Researcher; Male circumcision for HIV prevention in the Hhohho region of Swaziland'Images of India' during Project WhySara Low '13, second from right, used her SEE-Beyond grant to expand her grasp of archaeological techniques at the Taos Collaborative Archaeology Program in New Mexico.
Summer Educational Experiences - Beyond the Campus:
SEE-Beyond Awards invite students to explore new techniques, technologies, or modes of inquiry or expression; to apply their academic-year learning to real-world challenges; and to clarify the interrelationship between their educational and post-baccalaureate goals. Awards may be used to support field or laboratory research, internships, artistic residencies, workshops, apprenticeships, or productions. [Read more.]
 

News

Meet SEE-Beyond's Class of 2014

Now in its third summer, the SEE-Beyond program is supporting 25 students representing a wide range of academic interests with distinctive learning opportunities.

At White House Summit, Glotzbach pledges to double SEE-Beyond awards

Initiative expands the College's effort to give low-income and historically underserved students full access to its academic offerings.

Around the world

From Australia to India to the river basins of Ecuador, 75 Skidmore students received funding for summer internships and experiential learning opportunities this summer.

Wide horizons

A photographic traverse of the entirety of Norway from north to south is one of 20 projects challenging recipients of $4000 SEE-Beyond grants this summer.

SEE-Beyond offers intensive summer learning opportunities

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 21 Skidmore students this summer are applying academic theory to real-world challenges in such far off places as India, China, Nicaragua, and Taos, New Mexico.
 
 

“By expanding funded opportunities beyond internships to include support for collaborative research, artistic apprenticeships and workshops, and other forms of engagement, SEE-Beyond attracts applicants from all academic areas. The $4,000 stipend, too, encourages them to think big…to craft an experience uniquely tailored to their educational goals.” 

     – Corey Freeman-Gallant, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Policy and Advising, Professor of Biology

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