Students, faculty spend nine days building homes in Nicaragua

February 1, 2011 | Study Abroad
Before Emma Vierheller ’12 (Orrville, Ohio) boarded the plane destined for Nicaragua in December, all she knew about the largest country in Central America was what she had read. After spending nine days in the country that is bordered by Honduras and Costa Rica, Vierheller’s thoughts on the people and country have been altered somewhat.
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Study Abroad students add international flair to Leadership Program

October 27, 2016 | Study Abroad
Dr. Gama Perruci expects McDonough Scholars to approach their leadership studies and research from a global perspective. “It’s important that the students in the Leadership Program get outside of their comfort zone and view a situation or issue through the lens of a different culture,” said the Dean of the McDonough Center for Leadership...
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Aussie Adventure: Lauren McKiernan ’10 cherishes her semester Down Under

September 14, 2009 | 2009
Lauren McKiernan ’10 (Parkersburg, W.V.) had never traveled by herself before, so the thought of spending a semester in Australia was a little daunting at first. “The hardest part about living in Australia was making the transition in the very beginning,” McKiernan said. “I didn’t know anyone on the entire continent and had never traveled...
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Education Abroad offers students a new perspective on the world

March 1, 2012 | Study Abroad
Changing his major from Biochemistry to Spanish was not an easy decision for Vincent Hendershot ’13 (Belpre, Ohio).
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MC junior making the most of Washington Semester

February 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College junior Meghan Auker is participating in the Washington Semester program, which is offered in association with American University in Washington, D.C. Auker, a 2002 graduate of Marietta High School, is enrolled in the program for the spring 2005 semester. She is a political science major and plans to attend a strong M.B.A....
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Culture Shock: Language Beyond the Barriers

7:00pm to 9:00pm | Study Abroad
At 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 9th, in Thomas 110 the program Diversity Dialogues: Culture Shock and Language Barriers will feature Nikki Young ’17 (Spain), Leah Hill ’17 (Russia) and Celeste Prince ’18 (Brazil).  We are excited to highlight these three Journey Beyond Marietta summer study abroad grant winners in our inaugural Global...
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Study Abroad Fair

10:00am to 2:30pm | Study Abroad
The Study Abroad Fair will be in the Andrews Hall Great Room from 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 1st. Check out various summer and semester study abroad opportunities around the world. Contact Christy Burke, with questions.
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