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Street Art from Belize seen on one of Global Initiatives Past Trips

Upcoming Trips

Check out the upcoming trips for the TCE Global Initiative Program


Street scene in Nicaragua

Alternative Spring Break in Nicaragua

March 10–17, 2018

  • Tour historic Managua
  • Take a boat ride on Lake Nicaragua
  • Participate in an engineering-related service project of community impact

Anticipated cost is $1,463, plus airfare.
Registration deadline is November 15, 2017

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.


Madurai Meenakshi Temple

Alternative Summer Break in India

May 13-21, 2018

  • Visit the cultural sites of historic Madurai
  • Construct eco-lavatories for a sustainable community
  • Enjoy yoga class and a lecture on Ayurvedic medicine

Anticipated cost is $1,295, plus airfare. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.

A limited number of slots are available for this trip, so apply now!


Students interested in any of these trips should contact Judith Mallory at 865-974-9234 or jmallory@utk.edu.

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