Several students traveled abroad after the spring 2018 semester ended in May.
Dr. Caroline Whiteman, assistant professor of French, led a group of five French students to Quebec, Canada. They took part in an intensive program through the University of Montreal and
also toured Old Quebec.
Eighteen nursing and physical therapist assistant students joined Dr. Maureen
Raffensperger, director of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program; Stephanie Stewart, instructor of nursing; and Latha Varghese, assistant professor of nursing; on a trip to India, where they offered free medical care to residents of a small village outside Chennai. They also toured Agra and Delhi.
Two criminal justice students, Britane Hubbard and Kaylee Sharp, traveled to Myanmar and Singapore with Dave Tushaus, professor of legal studies. They went to Singapore and then Myanmar to work for a law school to help improve its legal education program. The students developed curriculum to teach clinical (applied learning) legal education English, and Tushaus helped the University of Taunggyi law faculty implement the program. They presented on their work in Myanmar at an International Conference in Australia in December.
Several students also made presentations at international conferences in Athens, Greece and Dubrovnik, Croatia. Devin Guerrero, Rose Cadden and Rachel Bertram gave two presentations at the International Conference on Communication and Mass Media in Athens. At the International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism in Dubrovnik, Lance Lawton, Caleb May and Chloe Rhein presented papers, as well as Dr. Bob Bergland, professor of journalism.