GLOBAL EDUCATION NEWS
Peace Corps Volunteers to Serve in Ukraine
Teya Lucyshyn ’19 and Caitlin Lasher ’19 have been chosen to serve in the Peace Corps following their graduation in May. Both students will head to the Ukraine, where they…
Sipher ’83 in The Atlantic, NPR: Russia Investigation Continues
In an article in The Atlantic and an NPR interview this month, retired Central Intelligence Agency officer John Sipher ’83, P’19 discusses the questions about Russia’s election interference that remain…
Taylor ’19 Earns Fulbright to Kenya
Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’20 is the recipient of a 2019 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Kenya, where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant beginning in January 2020.…
Seminer ’20 Explores Greenland and Denmark
On the windswept ice just north of the Arctic Circle lies the village of Kangerlussuaq, home to 500 people. It’s here that Allie Seminer ‘20 conducted research for her class…
Exploring Global Service-Learning
The inaugural director of Cornell University’s Center for Community-Engaged Learning and Research, Dr. Richard Kiely ’86 will lead a workshop with faculty and staff from several institutions about increasing collaboration…
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- Financial Aid/Scholarships for study abroad Workshop: Jan. 25, 5-6 p.m., Trinity 305
Need help funding your study abroad experience? This informative workshop will guide you in the process of finding and applying to scholarship and funding opportunities.
- GIS (Study Abroad General Information Session): Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Vandervort Room
Come learn about Spring 2020 study abroad opportunities. A general information session will be followed by individual small group Q&A meetings.
- Travel Photography Workshop: Feb. 13, 6-7 p.m., Trinity 305
Do you want to learn some basic techniques for taking photos that you will be proud to show friends, families and possibly prospective employers about what you have learned and done abroad? Come to this workshop led by Kevin Colton, HWS professional staff photographer and Paul Ciaccia, Senior Editor of Multimedia, Photography and Videography and learn the fundamentals of travel photography techniques.
- Global Career Panel: Feb. 26, 7-8 p.m., Trinity 305
Are you looking for ways to incorporate the international experience into your personal, professional and academic lives. This panel is a great opportunity to receive information on various possibilities: Peace Corps, International Fellowships, Teaching Abroad, Grad School Abroad, and Marketing your International Experience.
- Application Deadline for Spring 2020 programs: Friday, Mar. 1, before 11:59 p.m.
- Decision notification: Before semester registration closes, through students' online study abroad account.
- CGE Photo Contest Event: Apr. 3, 7-9 p.m., Vandervort Room
We know you miss being abroad, so why not reminisce on the good times through incredible photos?! Features of the event: Unveiling of winners, some nice prizes, student performances & food!
- Fall 2019 accepted study abroad students scholarship meeting: TBD
Your undergraduate journey begins in Geneva, but your HWS experience can take you across the globe.
60% of Hobart and William Smith students participate in off-campus study before they graduate. Whether it is interning with an organization in Vietnam, studying Spanish and living with a host family in Spain, or conducting fieldwork on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, such experiences complement and enhance the on-campus academic program.
Given our global focus, the HWS curriculum has been designed to encourage off-campus study. The Colleges maintain a robust menu of programs, offering a wide array of options in different academic disciplines around the world. Admission to these programs is competitive. Students should consult the CGE website for further details on each program, including eligibility requirements, course offerings, accommodations, excursions, and costs, as well as for information on the application process and funding opportunities.