Every summer we welcome students from all over the United States to the American College of Norway to take part in an exciting and educational four-week summer session led by visiting American faculty members. This year, Dr. Tami Carmichael and Dr. Jeff Carmichael from the University of North Dakota (UND) taught two unique and relevant courses, “Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century” and “Oslo: Vikings to Hipsters”. UND student, Bri reflects back on her time in Norway and at ACN. Thanks for the great reflection, Bri! We loved hosting your group at ACN this summer!
Exploring the Connections Between Norway and Ireland on American College of Norway’s Viking Themed Travel Course to Dublin!
This past Easter break, American College of Norway students, faculty and staff traveled to Dublin, Ireland to explore the connections between Norway and Ireland on ACN’s Game of Thrones: Vikings, High Kings, and the Irish Church, faculty-led travel course.
University of North Dakota student, Megan Reister, planned to study in Norway for one semester at the American College of Norway. She quickly learned that one semester wasn’t enough.
The American College of Norway has organized a travel course to Svalbard the past two years and this year was no exception. With great interest and tremendous success the past two trips, another Arctic expedition was planned! This year, 16 students spent an unforgettable week exploring Norway’s northernmost territory with Dr. John Ross. Current ACN student and intern, Monique Østbye reflects on the unforgettable trip in our latest blog post.
After a hectic week of gathering prizes, making groups and planning activities, one of the best weeks of the year has passed; the American College of Norway’s annual Welcome Week! We were thrilled to welcome students from all over Norway, the United States and the world to ACN!
Every summer we welcome students to the American College of Norway to take part in a four-week summer session and this summer was no exception. This summer we had students participate in the program from the University of North Dakota, Mayville State University, West Chester University, Adelphi University and Norwegian students from ACN. The students took courses focused on environmental challenges as well as studying everything from the Vikings to modern art in a class focused on Oslo, West Chester student, Lexy Zimmerman opens up about her time abroad at ACN this summer. Thanks for the great blog, Lexy – we had a fabulous summer with you and your cohort!