Study Tours

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There are two study tours during the SUSI program at Green River College:


Dates: June 23-28, 2018

The Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) on Women's Leadership is designed by the Study of the U.S. Branch in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to promote a better understanding of the U.S. abroad and to help develop future world leaders. Institute participants are among the more than 40,000 academic and professional exchange program participants overseen annually by ECA.

Other ECA programs include the Fulbright Program and the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. For more information about these programs, visit

Emergency cell phone numbers during D.C. study tour:

  • Vivette Beuster: (253) 326-1989
  • Barry Bannister: (253) 397-0301


Dates: July 16-18, 2018

Environmental Service Leadership tour in Leavenworth, Washington. On this tour you will learn about Environmental Stewardship, as well as Policies and Resources to promote environmental justice. You will also put environmental leadership into action by engaging in community service activities.


The Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) on Women's Leadership is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). ECA’s mission is "to foster mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly and peaceful relations.

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Contact Us

SUSI Program Director

Dr. Vivette Beuster
+1 (253) 288-3343 (office phone at college)
+1 (253) 326-1989 (cell phone)

Institute participants may receive mail at the following address:

Megan Swanson
c/o International Programs and Extended Learning
Green River College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092 USA

This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Green River College.