Queens College

Peru: From the Incas to the 21st Century:
Culture, Arts and Media, Queens College

CUNY students taking a break at the Moray ruins between archaeological site visits

Habibat Shittu, City College of New York

CCNY International Service-Learning in Ghana

“Studying abroad has honestly been one of the best experiences I’ve had white pursing my undergraduate degree. The unconditional support and love I received…while applying, in Ghana, and when I cam back to the state was enormous…”

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Elizabeth Jaeger, Hunter CollegeElizabeth Jaeger, Hunter College

Uganda – African Primates: Diversity, Ecology and Conservation

“I never dreamed I would have had the opportunity to study primates in Africa. We were lectured by world-renowned researchers, met with government officials to learn about the conservation challenges they face, and toured local villages with Ugandan [researchers].”

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Gisely Colón López, Brooklyn CollegeGisely Colón López, Brooklyn College

Antigua & Barbuda: Heritage, Food, Sustainability, and Global Climate Change Field School

“Learning about the Caribbean through a firsthand experience opened my eyes to the many global factors affecting us in the United States and abroad. Every day was a new adventure and even during the toughest days, when we were digging for soil samples and traveling in remote areas until we were all covered in dirt from the unpaved roads, we were always having fun while learning.”

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William Murray, Lehman College

Human Rights and Transitional Justice in Chile

“I enrolled for a winter intersession Global Justice course as part of Lehman College’s International Exchanges and Study Abroad program in Santiago, Chile called ‘Human Rights and Transitional Justice’ that aligned with my curriculum. ”

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Daniel Oliverio, NYCCT College

Rome – American University of Rome

“Little did I know how much this experience would change me forever, and it has opened my eyes and mind in ways I never could have imagined and has left an impression on me that challenges me to be a better person every day. I was able to find a deep connection to the homeland of my ancestors, as well as the new relationships I developed while in Italy.”

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Gilman Rebekah Christie Mumbai

Record season for CUNY recipients of Gilman Scholarships

Eight students from Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) received prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for study abroad experiences this summer, the highest number awarded to any community college in the country. With a total of 21 awardees from both community and senior colleges heading to destinations including China, India, and Spain, CUNY has the most Gilman scholarship recipients of any university on the East coast…[more]


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