Wednesday, April 02 2014 15:20
by Zawadi Nicholas, student writer
In partnership with the Adventist Colleges Abroad Consortium (ACA), Oakwood University students can participate in various study abroad programs in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Spain, and Ukraine.
The ACA offers semester-long, year-long and summer programs for students wishing to earn college credits while exploring different cultures. In addition to core classes, students develop proficiency in the language of their host country while touring and enjoying many cultural experiences. Students of all majors are encouraged tohttp://www.aca-noborders.com/ participate.
Seven Oakwood students are currently finishing a year of studying abroad through ACA:
Lauren Crystal Eaton
Argentina: Universidad Adventista del Plata
Vashon Joshua Williams
Austria: Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen
Amber Rei Buchanan
Spain: Escuela Superior de Español de SaguntoIndividuals interested in studying abroad must first be a student at Oakwood University, or at any other Adventist Colleges Abroad Consortium institution. Students will need parental signatures, two passport-sized photos, and the $100 application fee. For more information, contact Mrs. Gloria Brooks in Oakwood's English and Foreign Languages Department, (256) 726-7186, or visit the ACA website.