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.

Study Abroad exists to inspire and build world citizens who are international leaders in service, research, and teaching. It’s just one part of Augusta University’s thriving Jaguar nation!

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Nick Garrett

Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or

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