Information Session Today Covers Off-campus Study Programs Through HECUA St. Thomas Newsroom March 5, 2012 An information session concerning domestic and international off-campus study programs that UST students can participate in through the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA) will be held today, Monday, March 5. The session will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 202, Anderson Student Center.HECUA is an organization of 18 universities and colleges that are dedicated to education for social justice. HECUA offers programs that emphasize interdisciplinary and experiential learning through seminars, independent study, classes and internships.The deadline for fall study abroad is Thursday, March 15.HECUA offers programs abroad based in:NorwayNorthern IrelandNew ZealandBangladeshEcuadorDomestic programs include:Environmental SustainabilityCity ArtsWriting for Social ChangeMUST: Poverty, Inequality and Social ChangeRace in AmericaEnvironment and AgricultureEveryone is welcome to join the discussion, learn more about these opportunities and talk to UST alumni about their experiences through HECUA. Free food will be available.Learn more about the programs on the HECUA website. For more information email Sara O’Neill.