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Category: study abroad

First post-pandemic Lyon College study abroad group makes new waves

It has been over two years since the world first came to a halt in the wake of a global pandemic. For those two years the world was isolated, borders were closed, and travel was heavily restricted. As the world has slowly healed and regained some normalcy, those once-closed borders have given way to the revitalization of going abroad. Madison Burell, Morrigan Crist, Chloe DeSouza, Trevor Freemire and Aria Switzer are slated for semesters abroad in various countries and will be revitalizing t... Read More
at Thursday, June 16, 2022

Lyon junior accepted into Irish American Scholars program

Lyon College junior Hailey Williams, of Memphis, Tenn., has been accepted into the Irish American Scholars program. She will attend Ulster University in Northern Ireland for five months in spring 2022. This will be Williams’ first time traveling outside of the United States. “I just applied for my passport in April and haven’t even gotten that back,” she said, laughing. “Once I release my passport to the program, I will get more details.” She said Ulster... Read More
at Thursday, July 1, 2021

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,” Do... Read More
at Thursday, August 29, 2019

Kuykendall makes French connection in Qu├ębec

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, and ... 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 was de... Read More
at Wednesday, July 31, 2019