The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport has a long history of engagement in Study Abroad in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, a celebrated center for teaching Spanish as a second language.
In the 1960s, the college offered limited opportunities for student experiences overseas. During his tenure from 1965 to 1981, President Albert W. Brown presided over significant development and expansion of the college including a successful drive to boost international programs. In 1968, Brown appointed Dr. Donald Myers Director of International Education (DIE) with a mandate to increase study-abroad offerings. Myers encouraged college faculty to submit proposals, and one of them led to an enduring relationship with Cuernavaca of almost half a century.
Donald Myers, Director of International Education, 1968-81.
When Myers left the college in 1981, the Office of International Education boasted a score of programs abroad from the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, to Brazil and…
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