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KellyGeorgeKelly George is no stranger to education abroad. An assistant professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, she has led over 630 students abroad since 2008 on programs ranging from Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare and Human-Animal Interactions to Scotland’s Ruminants and Equine Studies in Europe.

“Our education abroad courses are designed to offer students an intensive short-term experience examining different aspects of animal sciences in other cultural contexts. We have determined short-term experiences better meet the schedules and budgets of our students, and therefore have been quite successful in recruitment and overall student satisfaction.

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IMG 20181230 095220Mia Feist, a third year civil engineering major and humanitarian engineering minor, studied abroad in Ghana through the Engineering Service-Learning in Ghana program during winter break 2018. 

When I first started college, my only goal was to travel as much as I could. I started by spending a week in Guatemala for another study abroad program, followed by an internship through the same organization this past summer. This helped ingnite my passion for humanitarian work. I spent hours looking through study abroad options, and Africa always stuck out the most to me. This program allowed me to travel along to a rural area of Ghana, known as Kpando, to see first hand the effects of malnourishment and unfiltered water has on the surrounding communities. It was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.

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Education Abroad Profiles

  • Natalie Miller, Nicaragua 2015

    Education Abroad Profile: Natalie Miller

    Natalie Miller, a first year studying agribusiness and applied economics, traveled abroad with the CFAES First Year Experience – Nicaragua program.

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  • Yena Park

    Yena Park

    Yena Park, a sophomore in psychology and human development and family science, studied abroad in England during Spring Quarter 2010 through the London Psychology study abroad program.

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