Truman students in 2016 Middle East study abroad experienceDecember 24, 2016
Pictured above are the participants in last summer’s 2016 Middle East Study Abroad course. On the left side from left to right they are: Brody Aubry, Christian Flanery, Claire Vasilis, Emily Otto, Elisabeth Blotevogel, and Melanie Dippold. On the right side are Mary Kochanski, Dr. M. Appold (faculty), Timothy Richard, and Alex Moellering. Located at the entrance to the Bethsaida archaeological site, where the group spent two weeks working, is the entry marker listing participating colleges and universities that contribute to and support the work. On the fifth line from the bottom you will find listed Truman State University as one of the supporting institutions.
Participants in last summer’s course spent a week in Egypt visiting historic Alexandria, Cairo, the Giza pyramids and sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Khan El Kahlili Bazaar, Coptic Cairo, and a day in Luxor with visits to the Karnak Temple and the burial sites in on the West Bank. A week in Old Jerusalem was followed by another four days in the Palestinian West Bank.