Students said they are experiencing all sorts of things and emotions being abroad. Most importantly, they can finally travel outside of their designated countries and having a great time learning about new places and experiencing new things.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment features first-year Ashley Abaya, who chose Pepperdine because of her love of community and her personal faith.
The International Programs staff are working with students to maintain excitement about study abroad. Students enrolled in international programs are adjusting to the cancellations and preparing for the upcoming years.
Daniel Daugherty, who is in his 28th year as the Heidelberg program director, talks about life in Germany since the program’s suspension in March. Although Moore Haus is empty, Daugherty and the Heidelberg staff and faculty prepare for and look forward to students’ return in the future.
Students received two emails July 9 and July 22 from Dean Michael Feltner providing an update on International Programs, and all international programs were suspended. IP students discussed how the suspension has impacted them.
Heidelberg program participants share about their return home, adjustment to remote learning and how Heidelberg has changed since they’ve left.
Following the university’s decision to suspend the Florence program, the other European international programs and DC program’s travels are canceled.
This summer, International Programs found itself in a tough spot when more students accepted the offer to attend the Heidelberg program than expected
Single-elimination style tournament featured players from study abroad programs