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Students share study abroad tips, experiences

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Students Pamela Padilla and Esther Simon shared their experiences studying abroad and advice for interested students at the Catch Flights, Not Feelings discussion Wednesday afternoon. Padilla, a junior Spanish education major, and Simon, a senior elementary education major, said they both would rec...

Students learn about studying in other countries at fair

Students learn about studying in other countries at fair

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2018

Both aspiring and experienced world travelers gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union for the Fall 2018 Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 5. The event ran from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and featured representatives from numerous study abroad programs on campus. Information about trips...

Study abroad opportunities to be presented at fair Wednesday

Nick Marsili, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

Any students interested in studying abroad should check out the Eastern’s study abroad fair. It will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union. Emily Tooy, the study abroad coordinator, said the fair is helpful for students wantin...

Teaching, studying in Asia offered to Eastern students

Teaching, studying in Asia offered to Eastern students

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 28, 2017

Students learned about opportunities to teach and study in Asia during an information session Thursday. Natalya Rodriguez, a representative from the Consulate-General’s Office of Japan in Chicago, discussed the Japan Exchange and Teaching program, which she took part in after graduating from college. Rodriguez...

Students share experiences in Latin America

Students share experiences in Latin America

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 18, 2017

  Five presenters shared their study abroad experiences in a panel called “From the Eyes of Latinos” in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union as part of Latin Heritage month. Alysh Oetzel, junior foreign languages and communication disorders and sciences double major, spent four...

Study abroad fair hopes to expand worlds

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017

Students can catch a glimpse into other cultures at the Study Abroad fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the University Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The fair is designed to give students information on the different programs and places Eastern features in its study abroad...

Students to share why to study in Asia

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 17, 2017

Students will share their experiences studying abroad in Asia during a panel at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in room 2761 of Coleman Hall. Kurt Olausen, director of study abroad, will give an overview of the programs available, along with ways students can study in various Asian countries. Studying in Asia...

CAA discusses study abroad, downsizing

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

November 10, 2016

The Council on Academic Affairs discussed study abroad courses and downsizing itself at its meeting Thursday. The CAA also voted to add a new course to the psychology department’s course catalog. It is called Cross Cultural Psychology and will focus on how culture influences thought, feelings and...

Study abroad office ensures safety to students abroad

Kennedy Nolen, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016

When unexpected or traumatic events happen in other countries, the Office of Study Abroad at Eastern has one main priority for students who are overseas: their safety. Disasters like the terrorist attacks in Paris last November and an earthquake that shook up central Italy on Sunday, Oct. 30 are examples...

French professor feels connected with Eastern’s staff, students

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

October 20, 2016

  Hailing from a Big Ten university, new French professor Ryan Schroth said he already feels connected with both his students and coworkers. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May and got the position in the foreign language department right after. Schroth said...

Financial aid offered for study abroad programs

Megan Noonan, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016

  Many students believe that it costs more to attend study abroad than usual tuition. George Anaman, a graduate student who works in the study abroad office, said that is a myth. Rachel Lindhart, a second year graduate student who also works in the study abroad office, said students might...

International students prepare for Family Weekend

Jason Howell, Assistant Photo Editor

September 16, 2014

As students take advantage of Family Weekend activities and invite their families to campus, international students may not be able to convince their families to descend on Eastern from their home countries. Despite the distance, the Internet and video chatting apps such as Skype allow students who...

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