Jaspers Studying Abroad While Staying COVID Safe

By Alexandrea Velez, Contributor Manhattan College provides numerous opportunities to study abroad, and despite the pandemic, some Jaspers have had the chance to participate.  MC offers 14 different countries to study in, but creates personalized programs for any student that wants to go somewhere they do not offer. From Europe to South America, there are programs available for all students.  According to the directors of … Continue reading Jaspers Studying Abroad While Staying COVID Safe

My Experience with Summer Study Abroad

by Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. Production Editor This past July, I boarded a plane with seven other MC students and a professor I had never met before. The weeks that followed were easily the most adventurous and memorable of my summer. Two and a half weeks may not seem like a long time compared to the traditional semester-long study abroad experience. However, each day was so … Continue reading My Experience with Summer Study Abroad

Jaspers Without Borders: Study Abroad Applications Open for Winter Intersession

by Megan Dreher, Editor-in-Chief On Monday, October 7, the application for Winter 2020 Study Abroad programs went live. Students filled the Office of Study Abroad in Thomas Hall at noon to receive and fill out the preliminary application, vying for a spot in one of the 10 programs offered over the coming winter intersession. Ricardo Dello Buono, Ph.D., is the director of Study Abroad as well … Continue reading Jaspers Without Borders: Study Abroad Applications Open for Winter Intersession

MC Students Spend Winter Break Abroad

by Lauren Schuster, Social Media Editor While most Manhattan College students were taking some much needed time off during winter break, some students instead decided to be part of a unique educational experience by signing up for winter intersession study abroad trips. This winter break, more than 10 different courses were offered in six different cities around the world as a part of this program. One of … Continue reading MC Students Spend Winter Break Abroad

Senior Juliette Rodriguez on Her Time in Paris

by August Kissel Web Editor Juliette Rodriguez is a Manhattan College senior who just spent her year studying abroad in Paris. You did just spend a year in Paris, how did you originally get immersed into that culture? Going there was actually pretty easy. I have always loved Europe and the culture over there, it is something that is familiar to me. When going there, you’re always … Continue reading Senior Juliette Rodriguez on Her Time in Paris

Gschwend Continues to Grow Study Abroad Program

by Brandon Thrope Contributor Kevin Gschwend has been the vice president for student and faculty development for Manhattan College since January of 2016. His duties are to manage the operations of the study abroad program. The college offers many study abroad programs over a wide spectrum. It offers semester-long programs during the fall and spring, short-term programs during winter and summer intercession, and third party programs … Continue reading Gschwend Continues to Grow Study Abroad Program

Ghana Accepts Manhattan College Students with Open Arms

By Megan Dreher & C. Garrett Keidel, Asst. Editor & Staff Writer Summer is a time where students are finally able to be at home with family and friends. But for six Manhattan College students, that welcoming “home” environment was almost 5,000 miles away. “In a country where we have everything, and even though their standard of living is lower, they’re just so happy with what they … Continue reading Ghana Accepts Manhattan College Students with Open Arms

Manhattan College Forms Partnership with Bethlehem University

by Haley Burnside Asst. Editor A group of eight Manhattan College professors and administrators spent the first week of January in Bethlehem as they traveled to Palestine to work with Bethlehem University. More specifically, their goal was to form and strengthen an academic partnership between the two colleges. The trip consisted of meetings between faculty from MC and Bethlehem University to map out the possibilities … Continue reading Manhattan College Forms Partnership with Bethlehem University

The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program

by BRIGID SHEA, Staff Writer This summer, students from Manhattan College will be traveling to Mexico to participate in the Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program. This program takes students from different Lasallian colleges and universities around the world to learn leadership skills in a global setting. The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding program has been at Manhattan College for five years now. Last summer, Brother … Continue reading The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program