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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...

International students have additional challenges

International students have additional challenges

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

May 18, 2018

Àlex Martínez Roca, taps his foot nervously against the airplane carpet floor as he takes his first look out the window of his new home for the next four years. After living in Barcelona, Spain his entire life he doesn’t know what to expect when coming to America to play college tennis. Howeve...

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...

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

Herbert McCullough

April 18, 2017

¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized in its Trilingual Café on April 10. “The Trilingual Café is our...

Study abroad meetings inform students about the program

Zoie Flores

February 1, 2017

Midwestern State’s study abroad program holds four meetings per year to inform students about the wonders of studying outside of a local college classroom. There are classes available in Spain, France, and London for all majors. The courses are worth six credit hours and students involved study fo...

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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