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Category: study abroad

My COVID Semester Abroad

Raleigh Jeffrey, '20, shared his experience studying abroad in France during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read it here:   The decision to study abroad during my final semester as a student at Lyon College was a difficult one to make. The reason being that I would not be able to partake in any of the graduation festivities and ceremonies that my fellow graduating classmates would be able to participate in. I figured that, being so enthusiastic about my chosen major in French, the... Read More
at Monday, July 6, 2020

Douglass embraces adventures abroad in Spain

Senior Elissa Douglass studied Spanish firsthand in Granada, Spain, this summer. After attending a meeting about study abroad, Douglass, of League City, Texas, got in touch with Sol Education Abroad. Sol planned a two-week program in Granada for her and other students, organizing activities, arranging travel plans, and preparing them for the experience. “While there, I got to go to Arab baths, tea houses, beaches, flamenco performances, flamenco classes, and cooking classes,”... Read More
at Thursday, August 29, 2019

Kuykendall makes French connection in Québec

Senior Lauren Kuykendall is translating her Lyon experiences to her studies in Québec this summer. Kuykendall is studying the French language at Université Laval in Québec City. To take full advantage of the opportunity, she is participating in workshops and group outings to experience Québec firsthand while strengthening her language skills. “There’s never a dull moment since most of my time is spent going to class, studying, exploring the city,... Read More
at Monday, August 5, 2019

All Lyon on the Western Front

Lyon students celebrated the centennial of the Treaty of Versailles on their Nichols Trip to France and Germany, studying the causes and consequences of World War I. The Nichols International Studies Program provides financial assistance to students so they can take two-week long Nichols Trips led by Lyon faculty, studying abroad while earning college credit. Led by Associate Professor of English Dr. Wesley Beal and Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Dr. James Martell, the trip... Read More
at Wednesday, July 31, 2019