Category Archives: Off-Campus Programs

Green Growth, Sustainability and the New Economy course in Paris

Skidmore in Paris students have the opportunity to take a range of courses at two centers and several partner institutions giving students the options to pursue their interests. Check out this article about what students are learning in their Green… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Student Blogger Feature: Will Kaplan

Yet I’ve noticed a certain a casualness in the Spaniards. The way Antonio tosses the napkins and utensils onto the dinner table, as opposed to setting them down. Many commuters lean against the metro door with a single bent knee. Sunglasses are acceptable indoor accessories. A waiter will show me to my table with a flick …

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Annual Show & Tell Contest

Mondays: the older we get, the more we resent them. But this wasn’t always the case–think back to elementary school mornings, to the restless excitement of seeing your friends again after a weekend apart. The Monday highlight was always, always Show & Tell. You would stuff whatever toy or trinket (Tamagotchis, anyone?) had kept you …

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Student Blogger Feature

“Going, Going, (but not quite) Gone” is the title of student Manuela Tauscher’s recent blog post on her pre-departure experience, which was featured on IES Abroad’s Editor’s Choice Student Blogs. Tauscher is studying abroad with the Environmental Studies & Sustainability program in Freiburg, Germany, and her post offers candid insight into the emotional limbo that …

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Info Meeting Tonight: Paris Fall Seminar

Considering studying abroad in Paris next fall? Be sure to attend tonight’s information meeting on the Paris Fall Seminar! OCSE Director Cori Filson and fall 2016 Seminar Director Professor Ennis-McMillan will provide a general overview of the program and would be happy to answer any questions you may have.   Info Meeting: 2016 Paris Fall …

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Additional Walk-In Advising Hours!

As deadlines for fall semester abroad are fast approaching, students are finding themselves with more questions and less time. To help you Keep Calm & Study Abroad, Off-Campus Study & Exchanges is extending our walk-in advising hours. For the next two weeks, we will have trained student advisors holding evening walk-in advising at the Library. The …

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5 Steps to Help You Decide Where to Study Abroad

So you want to study abroad—great! Now what??   Here’s a handy guide on how to navigate the questions of when and where to go, and how to do it: Point of departure: be sure to check out the OCSE website’s Advanced Program Finder here. This is your one-stop-shop for exploring various program options, categorized …

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Recap: Lively Lucy & Study Abroad Fair!

As we enter the sweet spot of a new semester–that first week or two of getting into the swing of new classes and clubs, just before the workload starts to pile up–it’s a prime time to start planning and applying for your off-campus study experience. If you haven’t gotten the chance to speak with us …

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In a word (bubble): Skidmore in Spain

The Resident Director for our Skidmore in Spain program is coming to visit next week and I’ve been going through past evaluations to try and learn as much as I can about this program. I’m a visual learner and so … Continue reading Continue reading

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Still Accepting Applications for Next Fall!

Welcome back from spring break! Did you know that it’s not too late to apply for your fall semester abroad?! DEADLINES EXTENDED: Skidmore in Spain – April 1st Skidmore in Paris – April 1st Students applying to a non-Skidmore approved … Continue reading Continue reading

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