A collection of photographs by 29 King’s College students who participated in study abroad programs to Spain, Ireland, Vietnam, Ecuador, Australia, Northern Ireland, and Russia will be on display in the exhibition titled “The World as Our Classroom: Photos from Study Abroad,” held from Monday, Nov. 20, through Friday, Dec. 22, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Through the College’s Office of Study Abroad, King’s offers a variety of short-term faculty-led study abroad programs as part of its commitment to global learning and student development. This summer King’s coordinated four short-term faculty-led experiences. Nineteen students studied history, literature, and culture in Ireland and Scotland. .
Ten students met business leaders at Vietnamese and international companies, toured commercial centers, and traveled to Singapore.
Sixteen students experienced the history and culture of Seville, Spain while learning the art of travel writing.
Thirteen students in health science fields and physician assistant studies were stationed in Aconcito, Ecuador, a small fishing village in the province of St. Lena. The group provided healthcare at a medical clinic and led public health activities such as health fairs and dental hygiene presentations. Ecuador exhibition participants include John Macri, Mountain Top.
In addition, King’s Study Abroad Program coordinates semester-long study abroad experiences at many universities around the world including France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Australia. Students exhibiting work from these experiences include Julia Stopper, of Mountain Top, (Belfast, Northern Ireland).
The Widmann Gallery is on the first floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a. m. -4:30 p. m.; Saturday and Sunday, as arranged. The Gallery is closed on national holidays.