IPO News: Education Abroad

Education Aborad Items

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Upcoming Education Abroad Events

Education Abroad Re-Entry
(for Fall 2017 and Winterim 2018 study abroad students)
Tuesday, February 13
4:30-6:30pm in MPSC: Mississippi Room

Short Term Study Abroad

Don’t have the time or money to spend a full semester abroad? Consider a UW-Platteville Short-Term Faculty-Led education abroad programs and earn 3 credits for an international course taught by a UW-Platteville professor for a very affordable price.

For more information, contact studyabroad@uwplatt.edu.

 

New education abroad advisor

Cassandra “Casey” Clements has been hired as the Education Abroad Outreach Specialist at UW-Platteville. Casey’s start date will be Monday, February 19, following Robert Johnson’s departure on Friday, February 16.

Casey comes to UW-Platteville with experience in international programming and a commitment to inclusion and cross cultural communication. She holds an M.A. in International Education from the School of International Training in Brattleboro, VT, and a B.S. in Human Resource Management with an emphasis in nonprofit management from Winona State University. Casey has a variety of international and domestic cross-cultural experiences ranging from undergraduate and graduate field courses to extended volunteer positions in Central America. She has worked within the higher education field as a study away advisor at Keene State College. Prior to her time in higher education she taught technology to K-5 students at Marquette Elementary, an inner city school in Chicago, IL. The UW-Platteville Education Abroad Office is very excited to welcome Casey to campus!

Education Abroad Fall 2017/Winterim 2018 Graphics

This recent academic semester (Fall 2017) and winterim term, the Education Abroad Office had a wide array of returning students from their respective education abroad programs. Highlighted in the graphs is the number of returnees, separated in graphs by their College and within the graph separated by their majors. Highlighting the student demographic on campus, a total of eight students in the Criminal Justice Department returned from an education abroad program, which is one of the top enrolled majors of this campus. A second finding comes from the College of BILSA, in which 13 Biology students returned from an education abroad program. For this term, this was the highest number attributed to a specific major.

For any questions related to the graphs, data, or education abroad programs, email shaffa@uwplatt.edu or prochaskas@uwplatt.edu or call the Education Abroad Office at 608.342.1726.

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