Salve Regina University's Dr. Kathy Vespia embarks on a once-in-lifetime journey aboard the tall ship Gazela for a learning experience that will impact educational programs right here in Rhode Island. With the knowledge and experience gained on board the Gazela, Dr. Vespia will be part of an educational team that will serve the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, an education-based tall ship to be based in Newport.
In the second episode of this four-part web series, Dr. Kathy Vespia learns what it means to join the crew of the Gazela.
Dr. Vespia is immersed in the day-to-day work on board the tall ship, and finds that new challenges offer opportunities for discovery.
In the final episode of the Gazela web series, Dr. Vespia returns to Newport equipped with the skills she'll need for her next voyage.
Gazela Web Series
This is a four part web series documenting the voyage of Salve Regina University Department of Education chair, Dr. Kathleen Vespia, on board the tall ship Gazela. While on board the Gazela, Dr. Vespia learns valuable lessons about seamanship, philosophy, teamwork and educational concepts that she will utilize in the next phase of her journey: as an educator on board the soon-to-be-completed SSV Oliver Hazard Perry.