When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
Study Abroad Day comes to Schine Center Atrium Feb. 8
Visit the Schine Student Center Atrium 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for Study Abroad Day. Learn about programs and speak with counselors about the application process and financial aid, including merit-based scholarships and grants for study in specific countries. SU Abroad alumni will be available to share their perspectives, advice and stories.
“Studying abroad was an amazing way to learn in unconventional ways that gave me a break from standard classroom settings,” says sophomore Briana Rinaldo, who studied in Florence, Italy in Fall 2010. “You also learn so much more about yourself and your place the world than you would in any normal classroom here – I wouldn’t trade my experience with anything.”
SU Abroad has semester, summer and short-term programs with academic and cultural opportunities around the world. For more information, visit http://suabroad.syr.edu.
10 a.m.: Madrid (Schine 228B) and World Partner/Short-Term programs
10:30 a.m.: Florence (Schine 228B) and Beijing / Hong Kong (Schine
11 a.m.: London (Schine 228B) and Summer Programs (Schine 228A)
11:30 a.m.: Florence (Schine 228B) and Santiago (Schine 228A)
Noon: Madrid (Schine 228B) and Istanbul (Schine 228A)
12:30 p.m.: London (Schine 228B) and Strasbourg (Schine 228A)
Contact Person: Wendy Viggiano: 315-443-9428, firstname.lastname@example.org