Category Archives: Faculty-Led Study Abroad

The Little Big Red story begins

The Office of Study Away invites you to follow Little Big Red’s adventures throughout America and around the world. Watch for and share #littlebigred on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. On Facebook, like the page @wkulittlebigred. Little Big Red connects students … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Costa Rica – Gatton Academy – Winter 2017

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU conducted two simultaneous faculty-led study abroad courses in Costa Rica during the2017 Winter Term. They conducted biology research at the Cloudbridge Nature Reserve and shared this blog. Study Abroad … Continue reading

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Study Away Winter Term 2017 Courses Recap

  The Division of Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO) formed the WKU Study Away program in 2010, offering off-campus programs that help students apply lessons from the classroom in a practical, hands-on setting. Now WKU Study Away has expanded to also … Continue reading

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5th Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate those students and faculty selected to present at the 5th Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium at Western Kentucky University this Friday, October 21st. The event is open to the public and will be … Continue reading

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Adventurous Learners and Teachers

WKU students and faculty make the world their classroom through study away and study abroad courses. Today we have nearly 100 learners and teachers in Argentina, Morocco, Czech Republic, Iceland, Kenya, and South Africa. Next week… add more in South Africa and New … Continue reading

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Study Away and Faculty-Led Study Abroad Courses Head Out

Five study away and faculty-led study abroad courses begin next week.  The first leave Sunday, May 15, just  day after the 2016 Commencement. We look forward to seeing message and images of these challenge courses and adventurous students in the … Continue reading

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Students & Faculty Heading to Iceland

Eighteen students, three faculty, and two program assistants head to Iceland for the second year of this Faculty-Led Study Abroad program. Iceland: Perspectives and Realities of Climate Change gives students the chance to explore the science of climate change, including the … Continue reading

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Study Away Team at TOPs

WKU welcomes the newest Toppers to the Hill for the TOP program. The Study Away team was there to greet them all and tell them about the options with CCSA, Study Away, Faculty-Led Study Abroad, and National Student Exchange. Buddy … Continue reading

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Cooperative Center for Study Abroad welcomes 5 members

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a nonprofit consortium that develops, plans and coordinates study abroad programs in predominantly English-speaking countries, welcomes five new members to its ranks. The five new affiliate members bring CCSA membership to 26 schools … Continue reading

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Incoming students learn about Study Away

The Study Away team shared opportunities with incoming students and their parents at the first TOPs session on April 15. The newest Hilltoppers learned about Study Away, Faculty-Led Study Abroad, National Students Exchange and CCSA – The Cooperative Center for … Continue reading

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