Archive for the 'Study Abroad' Category

Mattingly receives Fulbright to study in England

Kelsey Mattingly, a senior from Louisville, worried when notification about her application for a Fulbright Grant was delayed. A double major in Sociology and Art History, Mattingly applied for a Fulbright to the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. She had previously spoken with Dr. Craig Cobane about possibly getting a PhD in Edinburgh, Scotland. After hearing this, Dr.
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Honors scholars utilize study abroad opportunity to gain Honors experience

Western Kentucky University describes itself as a “Leading American University with International Reach”, and the Honors College is no exception to this rule. While many students were relaxing at home or on the beach over spring break, Dr. David Coffey led a group of students, including six honors scholars, in a twelve-day study abroad program based in Ecuador. The trip
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Hovee utilizes study abroad to network internationally

Here’s another post from Nate Hovee, an Honors Scholar studying abroad in Turkey. I have found with each study abroad program that I’m often able to expand my future opportunities by networking with a variety of motivated, talented, and influential individuals from around the world. When I studied in Wellington, New Zealand, I dropped by the set of a television
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Study abroad creates a unique learning experience for Hovee

Here’s another piece from Nate Hovee, an Honors scholar studying in Turkey. Study abroad turns academics into exciting adventures, social interactions into global connections, and future ambitions into possibilities without borders. The experience turns a foreign world into an unforgettable experience, one that will have a lasting impact on any student’s life. After studying abroad in England, New Zealand, and
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Semester at Sea has changed Hutchins forever

Cody Hutchins, a junior Honors Scholar is currently studying abroad on Semester at Sea. Below, Hutchins provides details about his journey so far. What a crazy adventure Semester at Sea has been! Thus far I have traveled to Hawaii, Japan, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Burma, India, Mauritius, and in one day I will be cage diving with Great White sharks in
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Honors scholars to travel to Ecuador for spring break

Over Spring Break Dr. David Coffey will be traveling to Ecuador with a group of scholars, including six Honors scholars. Coffey will be teaching a twelve-day course entitled Developmental Issues in Highland and Amazonian Ecuador (AGRI 475).  During their time abroad, the group will travel to Quito, Otavalo, Pillaro, Ambato, and Puto, Ecuador. They will be exploring the differences between
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