SCF Study Abroad Program Prepares to Explore the Holocaust in Europe

Bradenton, Fla. Jan. 10, 2023

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 10, 2023) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students will travel to Europe this May and June to explore historical locations and landmarks associated with the Holocaust as part of the college’s study abroad program. There is still time to enroll in the 13-day trip, spanning May 29-June 10, and flexible financing options are available to manage the cost of airfare, lodging, meal accommodations and fees. SCF students also have the option of registering for three credit hours during the Summer A 2023 term.

Led by Michael Rogers, SCF professor of history and politics, the group will tour the Berlin Wall, trace the escape route of Checkpoint Charlie and witness the sobering site of Auschwitz. The gravity of World War II becomes tangible while experiencing Jewish museums and cemeteries that immortalize the memory of millions. The trip concludes in Prague, known for its role in the Velvet Revolution and remarkable landmarks like the St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Castle.

Participants must be 18 years old at the time of departure and an SCF student, SCF alumnus or be traveling with an SCF student. To view the trip itinerary and register to travel, visit and search for trip 2448980XA. The deadline to register for the trip is Feb. 23, 2023.

For more information, contact Rogers at 941-408-1485 or

SCF 2022 summer semester study abroad students at the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, Greece.

SCF 2019 summer semester study abroad students at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.