Study Abroad

Three communication studies graduate students recently returned from Lisbon, Portugal after studying abroad in the School of Communication Studies’ Global Scholar Exchange program during the Fall of 2015. 

Have you considered that studying abroad could be just as accessible as domestic study? Graduate students now have the opportunity to study abroad for a semester (Fall 2016) in Lisbon, Portugal by way of the Global Scholar Exchange Program. Although this study abroad program is focused toward Communication Studies students, other CCI students may apply with advisor approval.

The curriculum for the semester at the prestigious Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) includes classes taught in English with a focus in global media systems. Course options include:

Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May.

Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May.

The Global Health Immersion: Geneva, Switzerland Summer Intersession course has come to a close with our return home on Saturday May 30th. For many of the students this was their first time experience traveling outside of the United States.

It was a wonderful two weeks filled with numerous eye opening experiences that made us realize how truly small the world really is and how fortunate we are to having access to health care. 

Hello, from Geneva! Here, Dr. Carol Sedlak (right) tells about the first few days of the 2015 Study Abroad trip to Geneva, Switzerland. 

So far, things are going well. The weather has been very nice and the World Health Assembly (WHA) conference is good. It is fun to see the students all wide-eyed in this adventure. 

Kent State nursing and public health students are making the most out of their study abroad trip to Geneva. Over the past two weeks, they have visited the World Health Assembly, Ecumenical Center, and the U.S. Mission.

This May, JMC students are taking their communications talents across the pond. Twenty students in the Global Advertising and Public Relations course are traveling to Dublin and London May 14-30, 2015.

CCI Study Abroad is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Florence trip.  For more information, please contact Sara M. Sobeh at smoratoq@kent.edu .

Kent State University will host the inaugural “Run the World 5K”, a run/walk international-themed race, on Saturday, September 12 on the Kent Campus Esplanade. Registration proceeds will support study abroad scholarships so that Kent State University students can better afford the experience of short or long-term study abroad programs.

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