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Peer Chats: Becoming a sight-thinker

May 12, 2021 by Anderson Hill | education abroad

Anderson Hill ‘21 is a Peer Advisor in the Center for Global Education. He is earning his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and sailed on Semester at Sea in Fall 2019. One of the first things we were told as students on Semester at Sea was “just because you’re studying abroad doesn’t mean you’re a

A Whole Semester? Leaving Chapman to Travel the World

February 11, 2021 by Caroline DeStefano | education abroad

Caroline DeStefano ’21 is a Graduate Assistant Global Education Advisor in the Center for Global Education. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and is pursuing a Masters in Leadership Development. Caroline studied abroad on Semester at Sea in spring 2018. When I was a junior in high school, I remember touring Chapman’s campus and

Data Analytics Majors Abroad Getting Hands-On in New Zealand and the UK

January 5, 2021 by | education abroad

STEM fields are fast-growing, yet only 6% of Chapman students who study abroad are STEM majors. Get inspired to go abroad from James’ and Josh’s experiences abroad fulfilling their Data Analytics major requirements while taking cultural courses, discovering new strengths, and staying on track with their graduation plans.  James Kistner ’21, Data Analytics major, studied

National Health Insurance Abroad How A Toothache in Japan Inspired My Career Path

January 4, 2021 by Noel McGuire | education abroad

Noel McGuire ’21 is a Graduate Assistant Global Education Advisor in the Center for Global Education. She earned her undergraduate degree in Strategic and Corporate Communication and is pursuing a Masters in Health and Strategic Communication. Noel studied abroad in spring 2019 at Temple University, Tokyo, Japan. Like many others, I have never enjoyed going

New Ideas in New Zealand What I learned about my identity and purpose abroad

November 23, 2020 by Laurel Tamayo | education abroad

Laurel Tamayo ‘21, Environmental Science and Policy major and Documentary Film minor, participated in a spring 2019 semester abroad program in Wellington, New Zealand. About Me My name is Laurel Tamayo, and I’m a senior Environmental Science and Policy Major and Documentary Film Minor. I decided to study abroad in New Zealand after learning about

Increase Your Intercultural Fluency During COVID 12 practical ways to increase this researched "career readiness" competency

November 13, 2020 by | education abroad

Intercultural fluency is the knowledge of and communication between people from different cultures. The National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) has defined “career readiness” competencies that employers value, including intercultural fluency, because they prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace. Global education experiences, including semesters abroad, faculty-led Travel Courses, and international

Why I Chose an Interterm Abroad And why it was 110% worth it

October 30, 2020 by Natalia Catalina Cuttitta | education abroad

Natalia Catalina Cuttitta ‘20, Television Writing and Production major/Film Music minor, participated in the interterm 2019 Travel Course, “REL 333: Religion and Gender in Harry Potter Travel Course,” to London, England. In her blog post below, she discusses her personal motivation for participating, how she prepared, and why it was all worth it. 15:00, 3rd

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