The Center for International Education encourages all students to take advantage of a study abroad opportunity!!!
"This was my first time on a plane and my first time leaving the United States, however, it turned out to be one of the best experiences of my life. I strongly encourage other students, especially minority students, to find the opportunity to study abroad. Studying in Ecuador was a turning point in my life, because it made me realize that my opportunities are endless if I work hard enough to achieve my goals." - Linda Johnson
Diversity Abroad - Consists of all questions students or parents may have about study abroad. Gives insight to many facts and benefits of study abroad for minority students.
"Study Abroad Matters: Top 10 Reasons for African American Students to Go Abroad" by Starlett Craig - Covers reasons for African American students to go abroad. Provides students with an idea of some myths and why they are not true and numerous opportunities for students to study abroad.
"Study Abroad Isn't Just for White Kids by Elizabeth Redden" - An article in Inside Higher Ed featuring initiatives to expand access to study abroad for students from underrepresented groups.
The World is in Your Hands - Students tell their stories of their time abroad. Stories come from African American students from the University of Pittsburgh that have studied all over the world. Students discuss how they were treated, how much they stood out, and how this affected them personally and socially.
|"A study abroad experience is worth having. Not only does it make your resume look good but you also visit an exotic country that most would crave to go to …so why not seize this opportunity!!" - Astra Clarke|
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