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NECC Professor Will Share How to Travel Internationally on a Budget

Submitted by on July 17, 2014 – 1:32 pm

Professor Marcy YeagerNorthern Essex Community College professor of Natural Sciences and International Studies coordinator, Marcy Yeager, who has traveled to far-flung locations around the globe, will share her travel trips at a free presentation at the Peabody Institute Library.

Titled “International Travel: Jet Setting 101: You can see the world on a budget!”, her presentation will be held on Monday, July 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main Street, Peabody.

Yeager believes that everyone can afford to travel, and she will share tips on how to see the most while spending the least.

Yeager celebrates her interest in the South American Rain Forest by teaching a course there every other year. She has also volunteered on a small farm/ecotourism center in Ecuador during the summer.

Recognizing the importance of international study and travel in today’s world, Northern Essex’s study abroad program allows students to experience another language and culture while taking courses that fit into their curricula. Past programs have included studies in England, France, Ecuador, Spain, and others. For students not able to dedicate an entire semester abroad, Northern Essex also offers a short-term travel study program with trips approximately 10 days in length.

This presentation is part of the college’s speakers’ bureau which provides speakers free of charge to area nonprofits.

For more information visit the website or contact Ernie Greenslade, Marketing Communications, 978 556-3862 or

For more information on the presentation contact Kelley Rae Unger at the library, at 978-531-0100 or