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Hidden History to Modern Pride

Applied Mathematics and English Professional Writing major Ashley Conway '23 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She created this piece as a part of her Summer Scholarship, Creative Arts, and Research Project (SCARP) titled Travel Writing: Capturing British Culture through Prose and Image.  I declare / That later on,... Continue Reading →

Journeying to the Top of Glastonbury Tor

Journalism major Faith Morrow '24 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She wrote this piece as a part of her 2022 SCARP project titled "Sharing Personal Cultural Experiences Through Travel Writing." Thousands of people must have climbed this hill before me, and thousands more will. I begin my... Continue Reading →

2022 Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

On Monday, November 7th, 2022, the Study Abroad Office held its first in-person Pre-Departure Orientation event since the fall of 2019.  Each semester, the Study Abroad Office will host this event to academically and institutionally prepare its outbound students for their upcoming semesters abroad. To begin the evening, our students filled out their study abroad bingo... Continue Reading →

Ethical Travel—A Study Abroad Responsibility

Studying abroad can be one of the most expansive learning experiences during our time at college. Whether we travel for a semester, May term, or summer, innumerable opportunities for us to grow as students and people await. Participation in these experiences, though, necessitates a certain responsibility—one in which we must be educated, ethical, and respectful... Continue Reading →

Seven Students Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship – College’s Largest Cohort of Recipients

Seven Elizabethtown College students were recently awarded the highly competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, giving them financial support to study abroad within the 2021-22 academic year. This is the most recipients the College has ever seen in a single application cycle. The previous record was three recipients for the spring 2019 term. The new... Continue Reading →

Three Etown Students Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Three Elizabethtown College students, sophomore Japanese major Jacob Schell, sophomore Sociology-Anthropology major Emma Nalesnik, and junior Japanese and Asian Studies major Ariel Hampton, were recently awarded the highly competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, giving them financial support to study abroad within the next year. Furthermore, Ariel was the College's first ever Gilman Critical Need... Continue Reading →

Laura Carr ’22 Awarded Gilman Scholarship

Elizabethtown College is excited to announce that Spanish Education major, Laura Carr '22 is the fifteenth study abroad student to be awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in the award's 19 year history. She plans on studying abroad in Granada, Spain for the 2020-21 academic year.* In addition to her coursework, Laura also... Continue Reading →

The Effects of Individualism/Collectivism on Spanish, Japanese and UK Culture

"Individualism and collectivism, also known as individual orientation and group orientation, are two of the most fundamental concepts that assist in the process of understanding a culture’s social life. These values produce variations in family structures, how aspects of education are structured, the way businesses handle group work, and how people conduct social relations. Collectivistic... Continue Reading →

Important Tips for Successful Intercultural Communication

"Having strong intercultural communication skills is becoming more and more of a necessity in our increasingly globalized society. Globalization has resulted in increasing intercultural relationships, and the growing international phenomenon of cultural mixing adds even greater emphasis to the role of intercultural communication. Communication itself serves a variety of functions. It helps fulfill interpersonal needs,... Continue Reading →

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