PLU Alternative Spring Break 2015

Are you looking for a unique and diverse experience for spring break this year?
There are two PLU Alternative Spring Break trips sponsored by CCES that are offered this spring.
We’re anticipating an exciting and rewarding week for all of the ASB trips.

Parkland Immersion Alternative Spring Break
larch farm volunteers

ASB Trip #1-Parkland Immersion

Co-sponsored by CCES, ASPLU, & Residential Life

Sign-up online here!

Join a group of PLU students as they engage in service activities in the Parkland area. Community organizations will likely include Keithley Middle School, L’arche Farm and Gardens, Trinity Lutheran Church, Rainier View Christian Church

Dates –Friday, March 20-Wednesday, March 25, 2015

# of spots available:12 (OPEN)
Cost for trip: Free!

Trip Leaders: Ashley Carrasco, Mercy Daramola, and Rachel Haxtema.

Contact: Ashley Carrasco at or Mercy Daramola at
Application Deadline: February 26, 2015.

Border Immersion Program
San Diego, Calif. Family members reunite through bars and mesh o

ASB Trip #2- Border Immersion Program

In this course, we will deepen our understanding of the liminal space of the US-Mexico border through an immersion experience in El Paso, TX and Las Cruces, NM.

HISP 287: The Borderlands/La Frontera for 1 PLU credit under these categories:

Hispanic Studies Program, GenEd, GLST, “Transnational Movements and Cultural Diversity” (Contact JoDee Keller), WMGS (Contact Teresa Ciabattari)

PROGRAM COST: $1,250 (price may be reduced-pending additional funding)
Costs include
• Airfare
• Lodging & food
• Program related transportation
• Supplemental study abroad insurance

Wang Center Spring Break 2015 Study Away application available online here.  Limited space available.  Apply now!

Alternative Spring Break 2015 applications due to the Wang Center for Global Education by February 11, 2015.