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SBNM International Trip to Costa Rica

What: SBNM’s 2016 study abroad experience
When: Wednesday, March 9, to Friday, March 18, 2016 (Spring Break)
Where: Costa Rica
Why: To study issues related to business, economics, politics, nonprofit management, and the history and culture of Costa Rica. There will also be ample free time.
Who: SBNM graduate students and alumni. The trip is limited to 16 participants. Professor Mark Gavoor, co-director of this year’s trip, spent 19 years in the Latin America Division of Colgate-Palmolive. He is arranging the nonprofit site visits to provide an experience of Costa Rica and multinational companies.
Cost: $2,799 for double room occupancy, $915 extra for single rooms. This includes airfare, and is an outstanding price for the planned itinerary.
Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2015

For more details, contact Dean Wesley Lindahl at wlindahl@northpark.edu or (773) 244-5667.

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Each term SBNM students are assigned project/papers that involve the organizations (business and nonprofit) where they work or volunteer. Individuals from those organizations who answers questions, provide written materials or other assistance are truly our educational partners.

If you are a graduate student who may have worked with various individuals (educational partners) in order to obtain information for various projects and papers, we would like to thank them. If you would like SBNM to do so, please fill out our Educational Partnership Letter and return the letter to SBNM.

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For prospective students who reside in the Chicago area, information sessions are an excellent way to explore the campus and meet face-to-face with faculty and staff. Information sessions are held at each of our campus locations, including Chicago and Grayslake. An information session typically lasts 60-90 minutes and is an excellent way to:

  • Learn about North Park degree and certificate programs, including information about admissions and financial aid
  • Have the opportunity to meet faculty to discuss your career and how it can be supported through our programs
  • Tour the campus and have an opportunity to ask as many questions as you wish

Get all the information you need to get started at one of our upcoming information sessions. You still have time to apply and begin coursework this year.

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