As Omicron cases around the world rise, Pepperdine’s International Programs begin the spring semester under unique circumstances. Although the experience looks different from what students, like sophomore Florence participant Melanie Tadros, expected, they said they are finding the bright side to finally being abroad.
In the 1960s, the parents of Carrie and Andy Wall met at Pepperdine, starting a family friendship that carried forward into the lives of their children. Now married with three daughters, Carrie and Andy’s marriage is a testament to love and service.
It is time to shine the light on the women behind the music at Pepperdine. Whether playing in a musical duo, participating in Pepperdine’s music program or performing in the orchestra, these artists are creating the melodies of the future.
What’s happening with IP? When can students return? What does this mean for the future of IP?
After Pepperdine shut down its study abroad offerings for fall 2020, many students had to change their plans. The directors of each international program, however, are doing the same.
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Students from Pepperdine’s seven International Programs share their stories about returning home and transitioning back after being affected by COVID-19 abroad.
Heidelberg program participants share about their return home, adjustment to remote learning and how Heidelberg has changed since they’ve left.
Students respond to their time abroad being cut short.
As the coronavirus hits 44 countries, students in the Florence international program must return home.