During the 3-Week semester at Hiram College, students focus on one class for three weeks, after taking a full course load for the first part of the semester. Here is one example, shown through photos, that students had during the Spring 2014 3-Week to stretch their brains and imaginations.
Students in Professor of Art Linda Bourassa’s “History of Photography” class networked, studied and explored hands-on, as they spent a week visiting landmarks and professionals in Rochester, N.Y., Gettysburg, Pa., and Washington, D.C., from April 29-May 3, 2014.
Photos by student Evan Harris ’17:
Evan Harris and Dawn Richards discuss a book of photographs and the meaning of each one at the Rochester Institute of Technology:
Professor Linda Bourassa talks to students about the photographs and how she interprets them:
Students got the chance to talk to Keith McManus, professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, about his career in photography:
Nina Lester ’17 catches up on some reading during the van ride from Rochester to Gettysburg:
The History Of Photography class listens to tour guide John Fuss discuss the highlights and significance of the Battle of Gettysburg:
One of the most iconic photographs from the Civil War, “Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter,” recreated:
Students wait in line for the a video on the Battle of Gettysburg:
Evan Harris ’17, Niesha Zeigler ’14 and Nina Lester ’17 show Ohio pride at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.:
Students stand in front of the World War II memorial in Washington D.C.: