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Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

Corine Byrne, Contributor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Willing to expand your educational experience outside of the borders? The Office of Study Abroad will be hosting the annual Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

Study Abroad Fair: Find out where you can go

Study Abroad Fair: Find out where you can go

Emily Sherry, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

In the past there was a fall Study Abroad Fair, now the Office of Education Abroad has added a spring fair, as well as a new program, Study Away. Each year, students are given the opportunity to go abroad through NKU.  The Office of Education Abroad held their third annual spring Study Abroad Fair on F...

One life saved, another changed in Tanzania

One life saved, another changed in Tanzania

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

A piercing shriek echoed along the quiet spaces of the Sinza Community Hospital. In one of the 10 beds, a woman was delivering a baby boy. NKU student Heather Averbeck ran to her room and peeked through the curtain. “I saw a prolapsed umbilical cord,” Averbeck said. “All I saw was the cord comi...

The traveling teacher

The traveling teacher

Emily Osterholz, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Quiet sobs echoed off of the pale blue walls. In her hotel room, she sat hunched in the desk chair.   Sara Drabik was broken. She was confused and completely out of her element. She had only been in Thailand for a week, but the undergrad from Ithaca College in New York was already experiencing Tha...

Barriers and boundaries lecture gives first look into future study abroad program

Barriers and boundaries lecture gives first look into future study abroad program

Ally Jasper, Contributer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Dr. Katrina Powell hosted a lecture in the Student Union Tuesday, Sept. 9, on the topic of displacement among Sri Lankan citizens. Dr. Powell traveled to Sri Lanka in the summer of 2011 “with hopes of meeting a few well-known artists and writers within the community.” After arriving Powell said she ...

NKU hosts a weeklong celebration of global education

Amber Hemmerle, Contributing writer

November 10, 2013


Filed under News

The office of education abroad and other organizations on campus are teaming up to present International Education Week from Nov. 11-15.  The International Education Week program celebrates the importance of gaining a well-rounded global education through a series of academic and cultural events on campus...

Learning experiences outside the classroom

Learning experiences outside the classroom

Stacey Barnes, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2012


Filed under News

A treasure hunt that requires picture taking, using a foreign language to shop and paying to use public bathrooms may sound strange. But for a group of students participating in the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) traveling to France, it amounts to in-class homework. Paris, France,...

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