CONWAY, S.C. — Billie Rogers, of Rangeley, an anthropology and geography major, was one of 14 Coastal Carolina University students who traveled to Trinidad and Tabago for a Wintermester Study Abroad trip.

The students and two faculty members spent their winter break watching and studying preparations for Carnivale in Trinidad, playing and listening to calypso music and attended a Hindu wedding ceremony. The group traveled to the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tabago. Students earned three credit hours for successfully completing one of three courses — World Music, Understanding Other Cultures and Independent Study.

Accompanying the students, instructing them and giving hands-on assignments, were Gillian Richards-Greaves, assistant professor of anthropology, and Jesse Willis, assistant professor of music and director of percussion studies.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

filed under: