Tag - Study Abroad

In Shanghai, a fresh look at old medicine

First-Year Med Student Chloe Super, visiting Shanghai for the first time, said seeing China’s extensive community healthcare education and disease prevention programs in action was something of an “oh, wow” moment.

Study Abroad/Study Away Proposals for 2018-2019 due April 1

Proposals for study abroad and study away programs set to run in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 are due to the study abroad committee no later than Apr. 1, 2018. Faculty and staff interested in submitting proposals for a study abroad or a study away programs can find all necessary...

Saw the world? Show the world, win money

Study Abroad’s Annual Photo Contest is currently accepting submissions from student travelers! To enter, submit your best photos from a 2016-2017 Study Abroad program to acoltrane@augusta.edu. Study Abroad will accept submissions until Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 11:59 p.m. Entries must be submitted...

With love from Salamanca to you, Augusta

Tuna Universitaria de Salamanca paid a visit to Augusta University on Thursday, Oct. 5 to serenade students, staff and faculty with traditional Spanish music. Comprised of student musicians, a “Tuna” celebrates Spanish and Portuguese musical tradition—a throwback to when university...

Flag display dedicated to international community

The international community at Augusta University is made up of 400 students, faculty and staff.  On August 29, a display of flags representing the home countries of these men and women was unveiled at the Jaguar Student Activities Center on the Summerville campus. Dr. Scott Wallace, dean of...

Help students see the world on campus

WHAT: The Study Abroad Office is in the process of scheduling events for International Education Week 2017. If your department would like to sponsor an event for IE Week, please contact the Study Abroad Office no later than Friday, Sept. 1, for inclusion on the official IE Week poster and other...

How will Study Abroad’s new software benefit you?

“Travel shouldn’t have to be stressful” is the guiding principle behind the latest changes coming to Study Abroad. Beginning Aug. 1, the Augusta University Office of Study Abroad will phase out the traditional, paper-heavy application and trip management process. Those functions will instead be...

Community gathers to remember student at memorial ceremony

Over 100 friends, faculty and family members gathered at the Maxwell Theatre on Monday night to celebrate the life of Rowan Feldhaus, an Augusta University student who died on May 16 at 25. Speakers at the student-organized ceremony spoke of what an inspiration Feldhaus was and how influential he...

Nursing students vaccinate 1,100 Peruvians

Working with the Peruvian nonprofit organization CerviCusco, a small group of Augusta University nursing students successfully completed several medical campaigns to administer Gardasil — the HPV vaccination — to local Peruvian residents. Overcoming altitude sickness and a substantial language...

Study Abroad/Away program proposals due April 1

Proposals for study abroad and study away programs set to run Fall 2017, Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 are due to the study abroad committee no later than Apr. 1, 2017. Faculty and staff interested in submitting proposals for a study abroad or a study away programs can find all of the...

Travel the world on-campus during International Education Week

After 14 months of non-stop election coverage, we’re probably all ready for a vacation. If so, International Education Week (IE Week), held from Oct. 31-Nov. 9, is the perfect opportunity to take one. A joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, IE...

Augusta alumna finds new future in Yosano-cho

Try fitting everything you own into two 50-pound bags, a 30-pound carry-on and a 20-pound backpack. It isn’t easy. Augusta University alumna Michelle Bureau (BA ’15) learned that the hard way earlier this summer when she embarked on what could potentially be a five-year stay in Yosano-cho, a...

How to be a “Good American” abroad

Vacationing overseas? Traveling to another country for work? Before you go, check out these handy tips on being a “Good American” from L.D. Newman, assistant vice president of International Initiatives at Augusta University, and Maria Darley, director of Augusta University Study Abroad...

Graduation Spotlight: Daisy Carlos

Internships, networking opportunities, experiential learning; Management Information Systems major Daisy Carlos has seen and done it all. The thing she’ll miss most, though? Augusta University’s awesome study abroad program.

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