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Student Programs Overview

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Offered through MSU's College of Social Science, the Canadian Studies Minor curriculum will be designed for students who wish to increase their understanding of the processes of social, economic, political, and cultural change in Canada and Canada's international relations.

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The Annual Michael L. Jones Fellowship Award
A joint award from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Canadian Studies Center, International Studies and Programs at Michigan State University

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Michigan State University's Canadian Studies Center awards fellowships that are designed to encourage young professionals to learn about Canada, including its contributions and impact in North America and around the world. The program is generously supported by Canadian National Railways.

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The goal of the Canadian Studies Student Organization (CSSO), also known as the Canada Club, is to foster cross-cultural understanding within a student network.

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This program takes place in both US and Canada over the course of almost two weeks during the summer, traveling the major cultural hubs along the “St. Lawrence Seaway”, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Experiences will include corporate visits and several guest lectures covering the various industries and governmental entities.

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The Great Lakes Supply Chain Tour is planned with the Colleges of Business and Engineering. Students will engage with our alumni network while meeting with Great Lakes’ employers. A second “Education Away” planned with the College of Arts and Humanities for Summer 2021 is a Montreal Direct Enrollment French- Immersion Program with the University of Montreal. MSU’s Knight School of Environmental Journalism will engage students on a Fall Tour focused on shared U.S. and Canada environmental issues. The center is planning to extend “Education Away” related to One Health and the Arctic Platform while partnering with the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Calgary, respectively.

side-by-side_canada-sunset.jpgCanadian Studies Blog 

The Canadian Studies Center blog features matters prominent to the Center’s top priorities. MSU Faculty Affiliates and students submit pieces to highlight their work, the University, and Canada. The blog connects work across the University and brings attention to pressing issues and promotes further collaboration.