Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our office in 440 Marshall Building is closed to the public, but you can reach the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:
- Director: Ben Fortna firstname.lastname@example.org 520-873-7008
- Program Coordinator: Sergio Cañez email@example.com 520-260-0837
- Administrative Assistant: Randa Abdu firstname.lastname@example.org 520-561-2098
Project GO is a nationwide program providing training in selected strategic languages for ROTC students at 18 universities in the United States. The University of Arizona is proudly one of the few to provide Arabic language and culture training.
About Project GO
Project Global Officer (GO) is coordinated by the School of Middle Eastern North African Studies (MENAS) and draws upon this department's expertise. MENAS cooperates with the leadership of each ROTC service branch represented at the University of Arizona, to include the Army, Air Force, and Naval ROTC programs. Project GO accepts applications from all members of the University's ROTC community and beyond.
University of Arizona ROTC Students Enrolled in Arabic Receive:
- FREE Tutoring!
- FREE Language Partners!
- FREE Cultural Activities!
- Access Scholarship Opportunities!
We offer both academic-year training as well as fully-funded scholarships for UA's 8-week summer study abroad program in Morocco or UA's summer program on campus in Tucson.
Check out this video about our Project GO summer programs. You can also see interviews with Project Go students.
Project GO Staff
- Sonia Shiri, Project GO Director
- Niomi Fimbres, Arabic Special Programs Coordinator
For questions about Project GO, please email us or call (520)-621-0298.
We also maintain a group on Facebook for participants in the program. Please visit the Arizona Arabic Programs Facebook page to keep up to date on upcoming events. If accepted to the program, you will be invited to join the group.
Project Go is sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of MENAS and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office.