Proctor en Segovia: In Their Words

May 22, 2022 1:47:17 PM

As their trimester-long linguistic and cultural immersion program comes to a close, three students reflect on the Proctor en Segovia experience and describe this longstanding off-campus program in their own words.

European Art Classroom: Finals Week

May 16, 2022 8:31:45 AM

Our last full week in Aix started out with a typical day of classes and some free time in town, accompanied with the final to-do’s and a dressed-up Saturday night dinner. 

European Art Classroom: Back from Belgium

May 8, 2022 9:30:52 PM

To break things up a bit, this is a group blog, and being visual artists, we'll let the images, and drawing, for the most part, speak for themselves. The vast majority of photos are taken by Thomas.

Proctor en Segovia: Video Dispatch from Spain

May 4, 2022 8:20:18 AM

Proctor en Segovia students travel south today to begin their second week-long excursion of their term abroad. They traversed the meseta of Castilla La Mancha and the Sierra Morena mountain range before arriving in Córdoba in the region of Andalucía. There they will study Andalucian culture and history firsthand.

Before leaving Segovia, instead of a traditional written reflection, students recorded this seven-minute video reflection on student life outside of the classroom in Segovia and living with a Spanish host family. They also take us on a quick tour of the Plaza Mayor and the Proctor en Segovia academic center.

European Art Classroom: Joie de Vivre

May 1, 2022 7:29:56 PM

Despite living a minimally structured lifestyle, my days have been packed with new experiences. Between resolving tensions in my social world and struggling to paint the ripples of the Mediterranean Sea, there are always challenges to be overcome.

Proctor en Segovia: Learning Through Travel - Spain's Basque Country

Apr 26, 2022 3:05:25 PM

While Segovia is the home base for Proctor’s linguistic and cultural program in Spain, students travel on week-long excursions to at least two of Spain’s distinct regions. On the road, classroom learning about history, art history, and culture is made visible. Enjoy these student reflections their recent excursion to País Vasco (The Basque Country).

European Art Classroom: Paris, Spring 2022

Apr 18, 2022 2:19:20 PM

Four weeks in and I can tell you France is nothing like South Dakota. Having the opportunity to travel, experience new foods and take part in a completely different culture has been both eye opening and inspiring.

European Art Classroom: Unique Monique

Apr 11, 2022 8:57:07 AM

Bonjour! Nous sommes des étudiants et artistes américains, vivant à Vauvenargues, France. This is what we’ve learned this week in French class with Jen! This week was filled with baguettes, crepes, oil painting, exciting excursions, and many Johnnie quotes added to the ongoing list of “Johnnie quotes”. 

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