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NKU begins first Virtual Study Abroad Week

The International Student & Scholar Services Education Abroad office in University Center room 330.
September 16, 2020

NKU’s first Virtual Study Abroad Week started Monday and provided information about abroad education programs. The event goes until Friday, Sep. 18, and consists mainly of Zoom sessions hosted by the...

How coronavirus affected Norse abroad

A rooftop view from their hotel in Antigua, Guatemala.
Norse in Australia, Costa Rica and Guatemala tell how coronavirus has impacted their study abroad
March 22, 2020

The University announced on March 18 that all Education Abroad trips are canceled through the end of summer. Michelle Melish, assistant director in the office of education abroad, said emails were sent...

Study abroad trips canceled due to Coronavirus

Washing your hands is a way to prevent the spread of infections.
Students affected financially over canceled study abroad trips
March 6, 2020

Two study abroad programs scheduled for spring break have been canceled due to confirmed Coronavirus cases in the destination areas, according to NKU Education Abroad officials.  President Ashish Vaidya,...

Study Abroad fair gives students chance to travel the world

The study abroad fair is Wednesday Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
September 17, 2018
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

More than 40 countries have programs and 25 are exchange partner universities.
February 6, 2017

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...

One life saved, another changed in Tanzania

Studying abroad in Tanzania this summer was one of the most humbling experiences in Averbeck's life.
September 12, 2016

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 traveling teacher

Sara Drabik works with student Holland Rains in the Norse Media office.
January 20, 2016

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...

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

Barriers and boundaries lecture gives first look into future study abroad program
September 10, 2014

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...

NKU hosts a weeklong celebration of global education

November 10, 2013

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...

Learning experiences outside the classroom

Learning experiences outside the classroom
September 13, 2012

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...

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