What’s better than pigging out and being stuffed after a Thanksgiving meal? The International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) hosted students from various countries around the world to learn about idioms on Nov. 14 in McMahon Hall.
Students considering a study abroad program should take note of the long-term benefits that can result from such an experience. While a semester in a foreign country often takes on the appearance of an extended vacation, several studies confirm that studying abroad can enhance personal development and professional pursuits. Immersion in contrasting cultures builds independence, emotional resilience, intercultural competence, and adaptability.