Italian Slang and Terms to Know

The Italian romance language is prevalent almost everywhere in the world. Luckily, the vocabulary words and phrases are all fairly similar wherever you may go. Though there are some different pronunciations and functions for words depending on the country you go to. For now, I present to you some very important Italian slang and terms…

ACT Spring Course List Available!

Searching for Spring 2018 courses to take abroad? Look here! The American College of Thessaloniki in Greece has announced their tentative course listings and schedule of courses for the Spring 2018 semester. Fields of study include: Accounting Art Business Communication Computer Science Ecology Economics English Finance Greek History Mathematics Marketing Nutrition Philosophy Politics Psychology Statistics…

Location Light-Up: Maynooth University, Ireland- Ashley G.

Ashley G. studied at one of our partner universities, Maynooth University, during her spring semester of her sophomore year. Maynooth is a university town outside of Dublin, Ireland where Maynooth’s campus is located. This post is dedicated to learning all about Maynooth University and what to expect, so read what Ashley has to say about…

Application Deadlines for Study Abroad Programs in Spain

Similar to our previous post about Application Deadlines for Study Abroad Programs in Asia, this blog post will discuss the deadline for spring study abroad programs in Spain which is also quickly approaching. Many students with a Spanish language studies major or minor decide that Spain is the right study abroad location for them. Between…

An Encouraging Experience- Kira C.

Kira C. studied abroad this past spring semester in Sevilla, Spain for over three months. She attended Universidad de Sevilla where she took classes for her language studies major. There were some struggles she faced early on, but she found ways to get around them by cherishing every moment. She hopes to inspire others, especially…

Traveler’s Destination: Sevilla, Spain- Brittany V.

Brittany V. studied abroad this past spring semester at Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Sevilla, Spain. As a Spanish minor, she wanted to expand her studies in a place full of culture and identity. Sevilla is a hot spot for tourists because of its beautiful architecture, scenery, food, and more. Here is what Brittany had…

Tragedies in Turkey and Belgium; Obama’s Historic Cuba Trip

This week, the Study Abroad Office is juggling several events and several International Terrorist scares. Our schedules have been increasingly hectic, so here are the Top Four stories that you need to know this week: Brussels Attack What You Need to Know: On Tuesday Morning, three bombs rocked the capital of Belgium. The first of…

Super Tuesday, the “Jungle”, and A Year in Space

During a relatively quiet news week, here are the Top Four News Stories that caught our eyes this week : Super Tuesday Elections What You Need to Know: “Super Tuesday” saw the main front runners of the Presidential elections go head to head in 11 different states across the nation. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican…

Know Before You Go: Number Nine, Jonas, and the Caucus Race Begins

Here are the Top Five Stories that caught our eyes this week: Iran Nuclear Sanctions What You Need to Know: After a long December of negotiations, Iran and the U.S. reached a deal following Nuclear disarmament by Iran. Although the Nuclear sanctions on Iran go back as far as 2006, this is one of the…

Know Before You Go: Spanish Elections, Fifa Ban, and Miss Universe Debacle

Here are the Top Five Stories that you need to know this week!   Spain’s Political Election What You Need to Know: For years, conservative parties the Popular Party (PP) and the Socialists (PSOE) have been the driving force in Spain. After the weekend elections, two new parties have stepped up: the anti-austerity Podemos and…

Know Before You Go: Brussels, Argentina, and Myanmar

Brussels Lockdown What You Need to Know: In light of the attacks in Paris last week, Europe has been under intense scrutiny from local and worldwide safety forces. On Saturday, Brussels, Belgium was the latest country to place extra security measures in the capital city. Placing the city on lockdown, Belgian forces arrested 21 people…

Know Before You Go: Paris, Beirut, & Japan

Here are the Top Five News Stories that caught our eyes this week:   Paris Attacks What You Need to Know: On Friday, the Western World was shocked when gunmen and suicide bombers struck Paris, France. The unsuspecting people of Paris were not prepared when the attackers struck a concert hall, a major sports stadium,…