Learn a New Language – Take a PVCC Class!
PVCC offers these credit classes:
- American Sign Language
- Arabic (distance learning)
- Chinese (distance learning)
- English as a Second Language
- Russian (distance learning)
- Search classes here.
Expand Your Cultural Awareness – Attend, Join and Engage!
Chitrageet: An Evening of Indian Art and Classical Music
The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
Friday, Nov. 21 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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PVCC Chorus presents: Folk Songs from Around the World
V. Earl Dickinson Building, auditorium
Sunday, Nov. 23 3 p.m.
Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Oct. 18, 2014-Jan. 11, 2015
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International Club @ PVCC
A service and social club designed to bring together PVCC students from other countries with the PVCC community. Click for details.
Connect with the World – Travel and Study Abroad!
Opportunities offered through PVCC
Rotary Scholarship Exchange Program with Escuela Técnica Otto Krause, Buenos Aires
Each summer, the Blue Ridge Rotary Club generously sponsors one PVCC student to study in Argentina for six weeks. This Rotary scholarship covers return airfare to Buenos Aires and includes accommodation with a local family and classes at a renowned technical school.
Candidates should be currently enrolled at PVCC, 18-21 years of age and aim to have completed Spanish 202 (or equivalent) before they travel. Program dates are mid-May to the end of June. ¡Buen viaje!
To apply, please complete the application which contains further details and full instructions. The completed application should be submitted by the end of the fall semester.
Jefferson Wine Tour, Burgundy and Paris
May 15-May 23, 2015
Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson as he embarked on his three-month tour of France in 1787. It was in Burgundy that he began discovering the wines and viticulture that would lead him to build Monticello from the wine cellar up. Then, continue on to Paris to experience the highlights of the City of Light, including those sites that Jefferson enjoyed while living in Paris for five years.
Japan: Ancient to Modern
Feb. 27-March 7 (Spring break)
Contact Noriko Donahue, Instructor of Japanese, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For trip details and to register click here and use the trip ID number 113902 to enter the portal.
The Yucatan Peninsula
Feb. 28–March 7, 2015
Cost will be $2,500 – including round-trip airfare, ground transport, accommodations, meals, site visits to Chichén Itzá, Tulúm, Uxmal and more – if we have 14 participants.
For trip details and to register click here and use the trip ID number 113277 to enter the portal.
Any questions? Contact:
Professor Kit Decker
Dickinson Building, Room D209
Click here for details about this youth exchange program.
Opportunities Offered through other Virginia Community Colleges
The Age of Cathedrals: Study abroad in France through John Tyler Community College Click here for details
Italy: The Grand Tour through Southwest Virginia Community College Click here for details
London and Paris: A Tale of Two Cities, through Blue Ridge Community College Click here for details
Turkey: 10 day tour (May 18-May 27) through Reynolds Community College. Click here for details For more information, contact Jane Rosecrans at
Opportunities Offered through the University of Virginia
Semester at Sea
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Valencia, Spain and Costa Rica
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Explore International Opportunities – Online Resources!
Lists trips worldwide that are offered by accredited colleges and universities from all over the U.S.
Offers educational programs worldwide
Offers language classes in Spain and Guanajuato, Mexico