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Students ponder studying yonder

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

December 1, 2018

Do not be a student that dismisses the exhilarating idea of studying abroad because of the false assumption that the cost is too expensive. Studying abroad, as a college student, is a once in a lifetime experience. Michael Mills, international education director, said, “No MSU student is paying...

A day in the life of Rebekah Proffitt studying abroad

Jake Clancy, Reporter

October 1, 2018

In the spring of 2018, Rebekah Proffitt, radiology sophomore, was among the first 12 students to have the opportunity to travel to Grenada for two weeks. Grenada is one of the 28 Caribbean islands with a population of 107,317. Students participating in this program were able to take one core cl...

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

Tyler Manning

November 29, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to go home and have a good holiday with family. For students from out of state and international students, long distances and high travel costs inhibit that from being a reality, forcing them to stay in Wichita Falls over the school break. Despite not being able to go home, f...

Study abroad offers ‘personal growth’ for students

Study abroad offers ‘personal growth’ for students

Tre' Jones

November 15, 2017

To help educate students about the details and benefits of the study abroad programs, Michael Mills, international education director, gave a presentation Nov. 13-14. Mills went into detail about each study abroad program, the places students would go, the classes they would be taking, the estim...

International view: America overlooks choice

International view: America overlooks choice

Jeanette Perry

November 8, 2016

From the Caribbean Islands to Sri Lanka. From India to Zimbabwe. International students at Midwestern represent 54 countries, and many come from countries with different backgrounds but the common opinion that they share is that we should be happy that we have choice, even if we do not like the choices ...

Study abroad program an investment in cultural education

Study abroad program an investment in cultural education

Taylor Warren

November 24, 2015

The smell of toast fills the aroma in the house as Madre cooks breakfast for the family. Leaving the house, tall buildings line the streets of Grenada, Spain. The cool wind blows through the city. People enter and leave constantly from the restaurants and small boutiques. The Sierra Nevada moun...

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