Graduate Study Abroad in South Africa

Graduate Study Abroad in South Africa

 In January 2015, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership faculty members Ariella Tilsen and Rebecca Hawthorne will lead a group of MAOL students and MAOL alumnae/i on a journey to Cape Town, South Africa, and surrounding areas.

The 16 participants will immerse themselves in a cross-cultural exploration of leadership, with a focus on the power of narrative in shaping leadership practices. There will be visits with South African leaders from a range of NGO, government, educational and corporate entities, as well as sightseeing to places such as Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.

On-campus classes will be held on Saturday and Wednesday nights the first two weeks of J-term; then it’s off to South Africa for the last two weeks. Estimated cost is $5,050 (includes tuition, airfare and lodging).

>> APPLY by October 1, 2014; email for more details.


Don your Katie colors — whether a T-shirt or a visor — and visit St. Kate’s at the Minnesota State Fair. The 12-day event runs August 21 through Labor Day. Stop by our booth in the Education Building for an “I’m a Katie” fan and a chance to share your story as an alum.


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