21 Feb | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Research Studies Students Learning Objectives in Short-Term Study Abroad Programs

By Dane S. Claussen, Ph.D., MBA Manager of University Relations Athena Study Abroad “Student Learning Objectives: What Instructors Emphasize in Short-Term Study Abroad,” by Elizabeth Niehaus, Taylor C. Woodman, Angela Bryan, Ashley Light, and Erika Hill, was published in the Fall 2019 issue of Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. Researchers sought to find ...


21 Feb | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Sorrento Program Alum Advises Internships
for All Study Abroad Students

For Rachel Jongsma, who studied at Athena’s program in Sorrento, Italy, hosted at the Sant’Anna Institute during Fall 2019, it’s quite simple: “If I met someone who planned to study abroad I would highly advocate for an internship experience. The benefits are infinite.” (She also is an advocate for Sorrento!) She knows this from experience: “My …


21 Feb | Amanda Ebner | No Comments

Amanda’s Adventures: Two Cities, One Weekend

For the last weekend before spring break here at Sant’Anna, my friend Victoria and I set out to explore two of the most famous cities Italy had to offer: Venice and Florence. We knew from the beginning that this would be a packed weekend.  We wanted to make this a doubled up trip where we …


20 Feb | Alexis Pero | 3 Comments

Bella Vita di Lexi: Classes Abroad

Contrary to popular belief, yes, we have classes here, and yes, I have to go to them! I just got off the phone with my grandma telling her all my plans for the upcoming week and she said “Do you even go to class?” To answer that question, yes, yes I do! Here in Sorrento …


19 Feb | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Athena’s Passport #20

Return to the Passport Newsletter Archive SUBSCRIBE "Black Girls Abroad" Blog Brings New Insights Partner News | February 18, 2020 | New series issue #20 Top 10: Sites in Kyoto Kyoto, Japan, is a unique and vibrant city with many must-see attractions around every turn. It was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868, ...


12 Feb | Alexis Pero | 3 Comments

Bella Vita di Lexi: Interlaken, Switzerland

I just want to start off by saying how incredibly lucky and grateful I am for this whole experience. The people I have met and the things I have learned about myself will forever be held very close to my heart. This weekend I spent 2 days traveling and 2 days in Interlaken, Switzerland. Those …


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