SUMMER PROGRAM IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

 AGENDA FOR 2004 COURSE

Date

Time

Activity: Faculty

July 5

 

Arrival in Santo Domingo                     

Hotel Check-in

 

July 6

 

 

 

 

 

10:00AM

 

11:30AM

3:00PM

 

 

 

Welcome Reception: Universidad de la Tercera Edad

 

Museum of History and Culture: Dr. Dario Bencosme

Lunch at Plaza of Culture

Colonial City Tour

Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

 

July 7

 

 

10:00AM

 

2:30PM

Evening

Ronda School

Education in the Dominican Republic: Lic. Rosa Morales

Music Conservatory: Dr. Dario Bencosme

Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

 

 July 8

10:00AM

Evening

Domestic Violence Laws and Policies: Lic. Violeta Para

Visits to Organismo Rector, Courts, Jails, Juvenile School

Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

July 9 10:00AM

Evening

Law and Prosecution (A courtroom exercise): Professor Tegu and UTE Law School faculty and students
Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

July 10 10:AM - 4:00PM

Evening

AIDS in the Dominican Republic

Visit to Casa Rosada (orphanage for children with AIDS)

Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

July 11   Free Day for sightseeing, beach, etc.
July 12 10:00AM

Evening

 

The Health Care System in the Dominican Republic: Hospital Staff

Plaza de Salud: System of urban clinics and hospitals

 

July 13  

10:00AM

2:00PM

Evening Lecture

Departure for Moca
Exploring resources and NGOs in rural areas
The Role of Religion in Dominican Culture: Rev. Martin
July 14 9:00AM

2:00PM Lecture

 

Evening

Departure for Santiago
Lecture on Dominican Culture and the Arts: Dr. Raudy Torres
Luncheon with Dr. Torres

Mental Health Issues and Treatment in the Dominican Republic:  Dr Ramon Estrella

Visit to Psychiatric Hospital

Sight-seeing and cultural events in Santiago

 

July 15 9:00AM

Lecture

Evening

Departure for Costanza
Exploring the Mountains of the Dominican Republic
The Development of Agricultural Cooperatives: Tomas Villaman
Evening free for sightseeing, cultural events, group activities, free time

 

July 16 8:00AM Departure for Barahona
Visiting community resources
Visit to Polo Magnetico (defies gravity!)
Dinner at Christo Rey

 

July 17

July 18

8:00AM Departure for La Romana (resort)

Free days for reflecting on projects, swimming, sightseeing,  and being tourists

 

July 19 Morning/Early Afternoon Leave La Romana

Return to Santo Domingo

Trip wrap-up, reflections, saying good-byes and evaluations

 

July 20   Return flights to U.S.

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