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Education Abroad: Why students are staying in Akron

Education Abroad: Why students are staying in Akron

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor

November 5, 2014

Assistant director of international programs education abroad, David Black, is pushing to reorganize the Education Abroad Office to make it easier and more affordable for students to study abroad. Out of the over 25,000 students at The University of Akron, only an average of 150 students travel abroad...

Confucius Institute meets with Chinese Corner

Confucius Institute meets with Chinese Corner

By Aubrey Barto, Video Editor

October 28, 2014

China Week has passed at The University of Akron, but the Confucius Institute is still working to educate students about Chinese language and culture. Every Friday, a group of students and faculty from the Confucius Institute meet in the Student Union for Chinese Corner. During this time, they work...

Study Abroad Fair provides international possibilities

Study Abroad Fair provides international possibilities

By Grant Morgan, Writer

October 16, 2014

  Students looking to study abroad may be daunted by its unfamiliarity, which is why on Tuesday, Oct. 14 The University of Akron’s Office of International Programs held their annual education abroad fair. The fair went from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union’s piano lounge and second-floor...

UA students featured in International Student Voice Magazine.

April 16, 2012

This article was first printed on April 9 in International Student Voice Magazine.  You can also view the article here http://www.isvmag.com/international-students-she-is-an-angel-grandmother-friend/.   Francis Satina was brought to our attention by a group of international students. Meet the woman who has been an angel, a grandmother...