Tales From Abroad: Germany Nov28

Tales From Abroad: G...

My experience abroad was a truly unforgettable experience. I had the enriching opportunity to venture to Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy, and England all in one amazing 7 week experience. While I was in England, I even had the awesome chance to spend a couple days with one of my best...

Tales From Abroad: A Summer in Germany Nov22

Tales From Abroad: A...

This past summer I studied abroad in Leipzig, Germany and traveled to other nearby countries over a period of two months. During this time I experienced a culture that was much different from my own. Besides the obvious language barriers that I encountered, I immersed myself in a culture that...

Tales From Abroad: Germany Nov03

Tales From Abroad: G...

My trip to Germany has taught me much about German culture, but also about teaching ESL children. Teaching in the German schools was a difficult experience! I could hardly communicate with them while teaching the lesson because of the language barrier. The best thing to do was learn key words...

Honors College Masquerade Oct31

Honors College Masqu...

To celebrate the Halloween season, honor students attended the annual Honors College Masquerade. At this event, students enjoyed a special showing of the Adams Family at the historic Paramount Theater, a costume contest, and free refreshments. This unique event allowed students to show off...

Tales From Abroad: The Christian and the Slave Oct25

Tales From Abroad: T...

“During my time on the streets of New York I was abused, shot, stabbed, raped, kidnapped, trafficked, beaten, addicted to drugs, jailed, and more all before I was 18 years old” (Smith, 2012). This was the brutal reality of eight years of Barba Amaya’s life and, unfortunately, she is far from...

Tales From Abroad: Leipzig Oct14

Tales From Abroad: L...

Over the corse of the last 7 weeks, I had one of the most unforgettable times of my life. During this time, I had the wonderful opportunity of participating in ACU’s Study Abroad program in Leipzig, Germany. Through this program, I traveled through numerous cities in Germany and through...

Tales From Abroad: Summer in Germany Oct10

Tales From Abroad: S...

This summer I spent seven weeks in Leipzig, Germany learning through course work and being fully engaged in a foreign culture. I learned how to travel with a group of girls, how to interact with people who don’t speak the same language as me, and how important it is to love on all people,...

Tales From Abroad: Oxford Sep30

Tales From Abroad: O...

This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England for a month! It was my first time overseas and it could not have been better! It was amazing to be able to experience another culture. They talk differently, dress differently, and eat differently. One of the...

Tales from Abroad: Leipzig Sep20

Tales from Abroad: L...

Summer 2016: Kylie Wilson With a father in the Air Force, I grew up with a world map on our dinner table. Every night, Dad would quiz my siblings and I on far off cities and countries. We’d have a mad dash to move bowls of food and be the first one to find the obscure place he named. However,...

Fall 16 Labor Day Cookout! Sep09

Fall 16 Labor Day Co...

We had a great time this year celebrating Labor Day with a cookout! About 100 students came out to eat hot dogs, play games, and take a break from the school...

Tales From Abroad: U.K. and Oxford Adventures Sep05

Tales From Abroad: U...

I once heard someone say “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” I have adopted this as a foundational truth in my life. While there are obviously price tags on plane tickets, hostels, and gelato, there is no price tag on the perspective and richness that is added to your...

Tales From Abroad: The Ginger Pilgrim Jul29

Tales From Abroad: T...

Check out Mckinley Terry’s blog, “The Ginger Pilgrim“. We are proud of all of the work this student has put into designing this blog!