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“What is Our Responsibility to Refugees?” English Grad Asks

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

An interest in the plight of refugees that grew from a semester abroad in Berlin led Jenna Kersten ’17 to design an entire English course around how refugees are portrayed in literature. English


Making Connections in Southern Africa

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Many students seek study abroad experiences they feel will enrich their lives and help them to gain an international perspective. Siena student Amanda Knipple ‘17 is using her study abroad experience to do much more. Amanda is studying in Namibia and South Africa with the Center for Global Education and Experience.


Watching History Happen: Studying Abroad in Budapest

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Siena student Kenneth Tousignant is currently studying in Budapest, Hungary at Corvinus University and has a unique opportunity to learn about a culture largely unknown to many Americans. His courses in Hungarian language and culture are offering him a glimpse into the relationship that Hungary has with the rest of Europe and the progression of its artistic culture throughout history, including during the Communist regime. While Budapest may be off the beaten path for many Americans, it has been a path well-traveled for recent Syrian refugees.


Three Siena Students Earn Prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Nakia Marion ’16, Nelson Rivera ’16, and Steven Haywood ’17 have been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for study abroad. Accounting Biology English Modern Languages & Classics


Three Students Win Fulbright Awards

Thursday, April 30, 2015

For the first time in the College’s history, three students were awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantships in the same academic year. Jamie Desrosier ’15, Keva Luke ’14 and Matt Schiesel ’15 were selected for the competitive program that requires students to have a study abroad experience, strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in serving as a bridge between cultures. The application process is a year-long effort that includes essays, an interview by a campus committee and scrutiny by both a national Fulbright panel and a committee in the host country.