Students Around the Globe

Highlights from
Past Years

2008 - 2009

Karrin Varucene '08 reflects on a year of teaching in China: As the next group of recent Skidmore graduates prepares to begin their teaching assignments in China, a veteran who taught at Qufu Teachers University last year shares what she learned.

Demystifying the study abroad experience: For some students, junior year is like going off to college all over again. Off-campus study requires students to navigate countless programs and application requirements as preparation for months away from everything familiar. Read the full article here.

FYE in London students meet with U.S. Embassy official: Anika Bahra '12, Adam Jaouad '12,and Sam Margolius '12 are among the FYE in London participantsAdam Margolius '12 - FYE in London who were visited by Vice Consul Wendy Kolls of the U.S. Embassy in London. Ms. Kolls, the Embassy's Voting Assistance Officer, met with the students in their London residence hall with information and materials to help them complete the final step of the absentee voting process. The Vice Consul also brought Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots for those students who had not yet received their absentee ballots. The FYE in London program is offered in coordination with IES Abroad's London Center. Read the full article here.

Ritika Singh '10 works on the Obama campaign: When Ritika Singh campaigns for Barack Obama, few people ask her whether she’s voting for him. But if they did ask, they might be surprised — Singh doesn’t plan to cast a ballot for the Illinois senator she admires. The Skidmore College sophomore, who speaks flawless English, is an Indian citizen.

Pencils and Passports: Spring break isn’t what it used to be. These days, a number of Skidmore students spend their breaks overseas, and they take along their classmates and professors.

Morgan Weisser '09, an art major, made Morgan Weisser '09campus news... in Australia!  He was at Griffith University's Queensland College of Art (QCA) in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia during the spring 2008 semester. Morgan's program at QCA is provided by the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University, based in Indianapolis, IN.  Read the full article here.

2007 - 2008
Kyle Carey '07
Kyle Carey '07 received a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate study about Celtic culture in Canada

Katie Lasky '07
Katie Lasky '07 received a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate study assistant teaching in Austria

Peter Brock '09   Meghan Morris '09

Spencer Xiangjian-dangzhi '11

Peter Brock ’09, Meghan Morris ’09 and "Spencer" Xiangjiandangzhi '11 will travel to Nepal and Tibet as part of the Davis Projects for Peace.

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