The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 88, No. 49, Ed. 1, Wednesday, April 5, 2000 Page: 2 of 8
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The recently expanded Study
Abroad Programs will be dis-
counted this fall to provide addi-
tional learning opportunities for
Ted Presley executive director
of the Center for International
and Intcrcultural Education said
the discounts have sparked addi-
tional interest in the programs.
"I definitely have noticed more
students asking for applications
and asking questions" Presley
"I'm sure a lot of the new inter-
est in the Study Abroad Pro-
grams is because of the tuition
Students may either take the
fall semester of 2000 in Oxford
England or Montevideo
Uruguay for $3995.
The original tuition price of
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$4695 for the Oxford trip has
been reduced by $700. The
newly added Uruguay trip has
been discounted from $4195.
Presley said If students want to
take advantage of the reductions
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they need to apply before April 13.
Dr. Lynette Sharp-Penya assis-
tant professor of communication
will be the ACU faculty adviser
Ronnie Rama and Dr. Warren
Roane on-site instructors will
also teach courses ranging from
art to South American cultures.
Dates to Know.
Presley said he believes Interna-
tional studies arc an integral part
of a well-rounded education.
"1 strongly urge students to par-
ticipate in this program; it helps
students to get a more effective
and oroader education"
"When students are
forced to engage in other
cultures then they can
get a wider understand-
ing of not only educa-
tional things but godly
things as well."
Jennifer Smith fresh-
man international studies
major from Sweetwater said she
looks forward to participating in
the trip to Uruguay this fall.
"I think itf great that students
here have an opportunity to learn
about another culture and get col-
lege credit at the same time"
"I'm very excited to visit what
I've been told is the most beauti-
ful country in the world."
However both Presley and
Smith think that students who do
not participate In these programs
are missing out.
It really is a shame that a lot of
students for whatever reason
decide that studying abroad is not
for them" Presley said.
"I think the lessons taught and
the skills learned are beneficial to
all students no matter what back-
ground they come from."
Presley said he believes the
Study Abroad Programs serve a
higher purpose than most people
"These programs help students
to understand Christian unity;
God's purpose for humans is
unity not division" he said.
"1 truly believe the things expe-
rienced in the Study Abroad Pro-
grams help to teach and reinforce
Study Abroad deadline
for fall postponed
The deadline for applications
for the Study Abroad Programs
for Summer 1 Summer 11 and
the fall semester has been moved
to April 13.
For more information stu-'
dents may contact the Center for
International and Intcrcultural
Education at Ext. 2710.
World Wide Youth Camps
Volunteers are still needed for
camps in Croatia Brazil Hon-
duras India Kazakstan Kenya
Mexico Russia Ukraine and
For more information please
contact Andrew Kelly at Ext.
3762 or andrewwwyc.org.
International Coffee Hour
scheduled for Friday
Students are invited to an
International Coffee Hour
Friday from 4-6 p.m. in the Fac-
ulty Dining Room.
This event is sponsored by the
Center for International and
Intercultural Education and the
International Students Associa-
tion. University Counseling
Center offers work-
shops The University Counseling
Center will present "Fight or
Flight? How do you deal with
conflict?" at 4-5 p.m. on
Wednesday in Mabee Library
Clinic to offer free
The Speech and Hearing Clin-
ic will ofier free hearing screen-
ings from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on
April 26 in the Living Room of
the Campus Center. The screen-
ings are open to the public.
Forum to be conducted in
Hilton Room Wednesday
The Cultural Awareness Com-
mittee of the Students' Associa-
tion will present a Gender Issues
Forum in the Hilton Room of the
Campus Center Wednesday at
Panelist will be Mimi Barnard
instructor of English; Dr. Loretta
Long assistant professor of histo-
ry; Jeanene Reese adjunct iaculty
in undergraduate Bible and min-
istry; and Dr. Cindy Roper assis-
tant professor of communication.
Essence of Ebony to
sponsor poetry night
Essence of Ebony will sponsor
Rhythmatic Notions a night of
poetry and jazz at 7 p.m. on Fri-
day in the Bean Sprout.
Students are encouraged to
come and share their poetry. Call
676-9293 or Ext. 6153 for more
Have you registered yet?
Complete a purple Registration Card
and turn it in to the Campus Center
ticket windows by 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Cards can also be turned into the
Volunteer and Service-Learning
Center by noon Thursday.
Submit email registration by noon
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8:30 a.m. Bennett Gym
Receive final instructions and assignments
Join in praises to God
I For more information contact the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center at Ext. 2932.
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The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 88, No. 49, Ed. 1, Wednesday, April 5, 2000, newspaper, April 5, 2000; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101653/m1/2/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.