White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 22, 2012 /
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Kids today face challenges that their parents and grandparents could never imagine.  There are no clear career paths for them, because the way we work and live is constantly changing and evolving.  This has also created opportunities, and a lifestyle, that didn't exist a decade ago.  Now, more than ever, kids can truly live their dreams.  They can create

6 Things to Consider on Your First Backpacking Trip

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So, you’re planning your first backpacking trip? How exciting! There is a lot to consider, and it can be difficult to plan for since you haven’t gone on a trip like this before. Preparation is very different from planning a trip where you get on a plane, stay with a friend, or spend your whole time in one place. Fear not - here are 6 things to consider before you set off on your first trip. 

2017 Solar Eclipse: Optimal Viewing in Central Florida

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August 21 from 1 pm to 4 pm – Where Will YOU Be for the 2017 Solar Eclipse? Optimal Viewing in Central Florida By Josh Garrick 

This is the first total solar eclipse that will be viewable from the west coast to the east coast of the United States in 99 years. Florida residents will be able to view the solar eclipse at 85% totality, which means the moon will almost completely cover the sun.  Those seeking the “complete experience” will be at one of these very special and unique locations. 

Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Stop in Oxford

by Heather Robinette / Aug 14, 2017 /
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Here's the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Why studying marketing is so hard - and important

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Strategic thinking, lots of hard work, and useful experience is what you should expect when you choose to study marketing. This is a major for those who are natural leaders, who are skilled in persuading people, and who have outgoing personalities. They also have to be competitive, outgoing, and creative to be able to succeed in this business after they graduate. 

Florida Culture for the Week of August 13, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of August 13, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Go! #StudyAbroadBecause New Adventures Await

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Jordan Johnson is a recent graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, where she majored in Linguistics, and Communication and Rhetoric while studying Spanish and Arabic. She completed a six-week study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica with the Center for Latin American Studies [CLAS], an internship with the Arts and Sciences Advising Center, and did research with the Linguistics department at Pitt.

A Stroll through the Ohio Renaissance Festival

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There's something magical about time travel. Even if you don't have a TARDIS or magic ring, you can still travel back to the Renaissance by visiting your local Renaissance Festival. We were lucky enough to explore the Ohio Renaissance Festival, located on 30 acres, this past weekend - and what fun we had!

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom