SU Abroad will soon be accepting applications for the Sochi Olympics/SU London 2014 program. Designed to allow interns to earn a full semester of credit and to enhance their internship experience, the program offers an optional pre-semester seminar and an intensive eight-week semester studying abroad at SU London and living in the world’s capital city.Read more
SU Abroad is happy to announce that space remains available in all center-based programs for Fall 2013. Students interested in all options in Beijing, Florence, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Strasbourg, and Santiago are encouraged to continue to apply through April 1st – though we anticipate some locations will accept applications into mid- and late-April. Contact our office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 315-443-3471) with any questions – SU Abroad staff can help students wrap up their applications and prepare for their study abroad experience this fall. You can also tweet questions @SUAbroad at anytime.Read more
Samim Akgönül, a professor at the SU Strasbourg Center, has published a new book, The Minority Concept in the Turkish Context, a conceptual discussion of the term ‘minority’ from various perspectives, most notably history, sociology and political science. In addition to teaching courses at the SU center, Professor Akgonul is a member of the University of Strasbourg faculty and a researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS. His main research field is religious minorities.Read more
Seven Syracuse University students taking part in SU study abroad programs this spring won Gilman International Scholarships and were awarded an amount totaling $32,500.
Gilman scholarships, which are available to United States citizens receiving federal financial aid, are awarded to students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including students from diverse ethnic backgrounds, those with high financial need, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities.Read more
SU London students Chu Wu, Sierra Spechler, Aaron Frank, and Allison Gendreau recently returned to London after taking part in a Journey of Understanding hosted by the Encompass Trust in Wales. The four served as the only American representatives in a diverse group of participants hailing from Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Students planning on spending a semester abroad in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014 are encouraged to begin their application now for the United States National Security Education Program (USNSEP) Boren Scholarship Award, which supports students (U.S. citizens only) who choose to study abroad in language immersion programs in locations for which US government security agencies have particular need.