The Tickle College of Engineering sponsored its Alternative Fall Break to Japan, on August 10–19, 2019. This marks the 25th trip for the Global Initiatives Program. MABE students participating in the trip were Jacob Hale, aerospace major; Alicia Matavosian, biomedical engineering major; and Tarun Kukreja, Molly Mays, and Matthew Ramos, all mechanical engineering majors. TCE International Coordinator Judith Mallory led the trip. United Planet of Boston, Massachusetts, provided accommodations and in-country coordination. It was the third trip for Global Initiatives to the Asian continent.