THURSDAY DELAY: Due to the anticipation of freezing rain, TJC will open 10:30 a.m. Thursday, in time for classes to begin at 11:15 a.m.
Friends, Students and Alumni:
This spring break, enjoy the unique opportunity to share educational and spiritual experiences in the most exotic country in Euro-Asia. This land is a place of wonders unseen elsewhere. Turkey is archaeologically stunning, budget-friendly and safe for Western tourists.
This multifaceted tour will appeal to people of all interests. Turkey's friendly people, superb Biblical and archaeological sites, glittering museums, superlative culture, unique arts and architecture, dazzling handicrafts, culinary treasures and outstanding shopping will delight even the most demanding traveler.
Visit a culture that bridges Europe and Asia while uniting the East and the West politically and socially. Experience a heritage that has cradled and embraced a multitude of civilizations and influenced key religions and philosophies only to produce their own unique blend of lifestyle with love, peace, and hospitality. Enjoy a cuisine so rich that it features thousands of unique dishes with 200 recipes for eggplant alone.
A tour of Turkey will be the trip of a lifetime!
You may attend free lectures/seminars sessions at Tyler Junior College to learn more about Turkey.
|University of Texas at Tyler||UNIV 4368: Interdisciplinary Travel Study: Turkey: Crossroads of Civilizations: undergraduate|
|UNIV 5368: Interdisciplinary Travel Study: Turkey: Crossroads of Civilizations: graduate|
|Johnson County Community College (Students at Kansas)||History 291: Independent Study in the History and Civilizations of Turkey|
About your tour leader
Dr. Manouchehr Khosrowshahi is a professor of political science at Tyler Junior College, specializing in Middle Eastern Studies and Turkish culture and civilizations. He is an award-winning teacher and speaker, and was awarded the Fulbright grant five times, the Texas Professor of the Year in 2008, and the Piper Professor Award in 2010. He received the Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence award among many other outstanding awards. He has taken over 1,500 college students, faculty and community members to Turkey since 1990. His many years of traveling and teaching experience enables him to offer the travelers his deepest understanding of the mysteries of the Middle East and Turkey.