Hands down, I would recommend studying abroad. I don’t think there’s anyone who would tell you not to do it. But it isn’t always the most magical experience.
Anyone who is trying to learn a new language is trying, and deciding to do it the hard way.
Fallas is an explosive celebration, and I mean that literally. If you think of the Fourth of July when you think of fireworks, Fallas tops that.
You only need to see the familiar from a different perspective, and things become surreal.
If my hyperventilating that day didn’t make it clear to the rest of the USAC group that I’m an art major, I don’t know what else would.
Culture shock is a necessary experience. It is why studying abroad is so vital to understanding that the world is different and that we should not be afraid.
People come to Europe for many reasons. My reason was to know Spain. Like conocer, know. To be so well acquainted with Spain that she is mi tía or mi abuela.
I never thought I’d write for my college’s newspaper from thousands of feet in the air. I also didn’t think I’d be living in Spain for a semester, but I am.
Students will have the opportunity to go on two international mission trips for the first time.
The Office of Global Engagement Scholarship application and Student Study Abroad Budget form are due on Feb. 15.
OCU is one of two universities in the United States participating in a global digital storytelling project.
Yesterday, I caught my first local bus into a smaller area of Oxford named Summertown to meet one of my tutors. When I arrived at his office, he shook my hand and invited me inside. Our meeting lasted less than twenty minutes, and within those twenty minutes, I fought the desires to burst out laughing,…
A local author and OCU professor will lead a trip to Germany this summer for students.
The OCU Study Abroad department will celebrate International Education Week with a variety of events and presentations.
It is not too late to find a summer internship. While it is best to start looking for internships as soon as possible, there are still opportunities for summer 2013.
Mark Zachery, biomedical science junior, and Bryne Harris, English junior, were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships