Mattlace, Suzanne Corley, and Ann Sobiech Munson '91 visit Chiapas, Mexico, in 1988.

Discovering a Sense of Place: Looking Back at Study Abroad

Being a guest in the Central College house in Merida, Yucatan, in January for three weeks made me so happy I could not sleep the first couple of nights I spent in the “faculty room.” I was on sabbatical from my home institution, Allegheny College, where I teach comparative and Latin American politics, and I was in Merida doing research for a new project. Val Grimsley, the resident director, graciously invited me to stay in the house during my time in Merida, which gave me a marvelous vantage point to reflect on the impact of Central’s study abroad programs on my life, during this 50th anniversary year.

Sep 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Study Abroad Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

It’s a year of celebration for Central’s study abroad programs. In 1965, the first program was launched in Paris, and over the years many more opportunities have developed for students to gain international experience.

May 22, 2014

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A Path to Nonprofits

Michelle Bahl Raymer ’06 has made a habit of taking the road less traveled. She did this literally through service work with the Peace Corps in Guinea, West Africa, as well as through her career path in the nonprofit sector.

May 22, 2014

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Dutch Around the World

Take a look at a few recent memories from students who studied abroad as Central College Abroad gears up to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Feb 12, 2014 | 3 Comments

Abby Norman '12 moved to London after graduation and received her master's degree. In her free time, she trains for triathlons. Abby is pictured after the Olympic Park five-mile race with an American flag her English friends purchased for her.

Finding Joy Abroad

Abby Norman ’12 is exploring the world by living and working abroad in London. She is making the most of her life one triathlon at a time.

Nov 22, 2013

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