West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
WVU Parkersburg to offer series of classes about international travel.
CONTACT: Mary Beth Busch, director of Workforce and Community Education, 304-424-8276.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Planning a trip outside the United States this summer? West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Center for Corporate and Community Education is offering a series of classes for area residents interested in international travel.
The first class in the series will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 6, at the Center for Corporate and Community Education. Other classes will be held throughout the spring to help area residents prepare to travel abroad. Topics to be covered will include learning the necessary language for travel, legal issues with international travel, and cultural considerations of Europe. The cost for each class in the series is $10.
The first class will be instructed by Emily Lamb, English professor and long-time coordinator of WVU Parkersburg’s Study Abroad program, who will be sharing information and tips for successful international travel. Mrs. Lamb is an experienced traveler having visited several countries including Bulgaria, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Australia, Tahiti, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Thailand, The Netherlands, Monaco, Germany, Spain, and parts of Africa. Additionally, there will be professional passport acceptance agents on site to process participants' passport applications, answer questions, and take passport photographs.
The series is being coordinated by Mary Beth and Gregg Busch, coordinators of WVU Parkersburg's International Education and Travel, and being offered in cooperation with the college's Study Abroad program. Registration information is available by contacting Mrs. Busch, director of the college's Workforce and Community Education, at 424-8276.