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My favorite class was the Netherlands and its European Context course. It gave me so much insight into my host country, and I learned about Europe and the EU. I felt well-educated leaving the course and as if I could contribute to discussions on current issues pertaining to the Netherlands and the EU.
– Sara Schmidt
Anderson University

Central College Abroad News


Merida Faculty Workshop Applications for Spring 2015 Now Available - August 12, 2014

Open to faculty of all disciplines, the workshop is designed to build capacity to support broad global learning goals at participants’ home institutions by using locations in the Yucatan as a lens through which to explore a range of global issues


50 years of International Leadership - August 12, 2014

Central College plans to increase average of enrolled students studying abroad to 65% of each graduating class.


Tips from an alum: 5 free apps for study abroad students - May 14, 2014

Kaity Sharp, two time Central College Abroad alum, tells us her 5 favorite travel-related apps. 


Impact of Service Learning Lasts a Lifetime - May 13, 2014

Teaching English as a student in Merida has sent David Vonnahme to all 7 New Age Wonders of the World. 


Central College student received Gilman scholarship for summer 2014 - May 4, 2014

David Norton, a Central College student, was awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study in London, England this summer.


Photos from Alumni Receptions - April 9, 2014

Alumni had a chance to meet with their beloved resident directors during Directors' Week. 


Celebrate Fifty Years With Central College Abroad! - March 11, 2014

Help us kick off the 50th anniversary with these alumni events in March. 


Dr. Greg Cunningham will be the visiting faculty member in Merida, Yucatan—Fall 2014 - March 4, 2014

Dr. Greg Cunningham, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y., will offer science courses while in Merida. 


Tips from an Alum: Finding Cheap Flights in Europe - March 4, 2014

Kaity Sharp, two time Central College Abroad alum, offers her 5 tips on travel throughout Europe.


Summer Application Deadline Extended! - March 4, 2014