Over spring break, I went on a 'study abroad' trip to New York City. It's my favorite place in the world and I was very excited to visit the Big Apple again. The trip is run by Dr. Sarah Brooks, who is a true angel on earth. It's an incredible experience, but considering the fact … Continue reading Spring Break in NYC
Background on the Holiday Students all across campus will soon pull out their tacky green attire and commence the annual celebration of Saint Patrick's Day. However, not everyone knows the reason for celebrating this popular holiday. Saint Patrick was the patron saint of Ireland, who died on March 17th. The feast of Saint Patrick was a reprieve … Continue reading A Look at Ireland: Saint Patrick’s Day
Studying abroad is an incredible way to maximize your education. We all know the Quad is the view of all campus views...but what about Big Ben or Piazzale Michelangelo? There are opportunities waiting for you across the globe! Luckily, JMU offers countless study abroad programs for you to find your perfect fit. The most popular … Continue reading Take Your Studies Even Further
For many JMU students, summer is a time to relax and unwind from a busy school year, often back in their hometowns. But for some lucky Dukes, this past summer turned into an unforgettable adventure in a foreign country! Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to break out of their comfort zones, expand their worldview, … Continue reading Dukes Study Abroad
Dear JMU21, JMU offers some amazing experiences on campus including clubs and organizations, interesting majors, sports, and the list goes on and on. Did you ever want to know how JMU could help you with some awesome experiences away from its beautiful campus? If so, look no further than JMU’s study abroad programs. As a … Continue reading Dear #JMU21,
We all know how successful JMU grads are in the world. They are conquering big businesses, creating nonprofits, and overall improving the world- one Duke at a time. Meet Cat Witko. Cat was a 2015 graduate who is now in the Master’s of Science in Global Management program at the Antwerp Management School. Cat interviewed … Continue reading Alumni Highlight Abroad: Cat Witko
Hey, Dukes. If you’re on the fence about studying abroad at JMU, hop over it (passport in hand) and GO! My current experience within Europe’s most cosmopolitan city has been a semester unlike any previous one. It’s tough to narrow it down to just four reasons, but here you go: The Courses Every class there’s an … Continue reading Four Reasons to Study Abroad: London style
While most of us were at home this summer, some dukes were lucky enough to take advantage of JMU's wonderful Study Abroad programs! According to Jason Good, the Director of the Office of International Programs, "close to 70 JMU faculty led study abroad programs this summer. Additionally we have many JMU students who study abroad … Continue reading DUKES ABROAD – The world awaits!
At JMU, students have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world all while earning class credit—and summer is a prime time to do it! The Office of International Programs (OIP) offers 5 full semester, and 62 short-term programs in the summer alone! JMU offers extraordinary opportunities; it’s just up to up to you to go out … Continue reading Study Abroad Words of Wisdom
Interested in traveling internationally? Studying a different culture? How about living in England or Italy? Well study abroad is the perfect program for you! Study Abroad, created through the Office of International Programs, is a program that allows JMU students to gain an international experience by living outside of the United States. They provide a … Continue reading Are you thinking about studying abroad?