During the first year of Transylvania’s Study Abroad Peer Ambassador program, students have acted as peer advisers, assisted with planning events, redesigned the school’s study abroad social media platforms, and launched a page on the 1780 blog called To Broadway and Beyond.
Transylvania’s Cardwell Scholarship provides the funds for students to study in a French-speaking country.
While COVID-19 has scuttled this year’s travel plans, returning students at least can imagine where they might be off to next year — Transylvania’s Office of Global and Intercultural Engagement recently announced its May term travel courses for 2021.
Psychology and music major Grace Kim studied in Seoul, South Korea, during fall term 2019.
Courtney Smith, Transylvania’s director of global and intercultural engagement, has started a new pen pal program for students, who can’t travel because of the pandemic.
Now back at Transylvania, six students who recently studied abroad share their overseas experiences.
Transylvania’s Alternative Winter Break highlights the value of service in a liberal arts education — and it’s a way for students to make meaningful connections with people in another country.
Junior Grace Kim is studying in Seoul, South Korea, through the new GlobalTransy program.
Transy faculty and staff members share memories and thoughts about having lived in different countries.
Transy chemistry and psychology professors share recollections of overseas college education.