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The World Is Your Campus, So Go Explore It

15 October 2014 | 3:51 pm By:

When you think of Italy, you think of food and the arts. You think of architecture and history. You think of an extensive, enduring culture that reaches beyond the country’s snow-capped mountains, beyond its ancient cities, beyond its hilly vineyards – a culture that, in one way or another,

The creative writing program's study-abroad experience in Spoleto, Italy

The creative writing program’s study-abroad experience in Spoleto, Italy

we see manifested in our own daily lives.

At the College of Charleston, students know that everything is connected, that we’re all a part of the larger world. And the students joining Professor Bret Lott’s annual summer abroad program in Charleston’s sister city, Spoleto, Italy, get a genuine glimpse of what that larger world looks like. Each summer, dozens of professors make similar trips, introducing their students to cultures, histories and landscapes around the globe. For some students, it’s an art history and architecture tour through France and England that fills their summer calendar. For others, it might be studying ecology in Indonesia or African American identity in Barbados.

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That’s not to mention the many study-abroad opportunities offered during the regular academic year, with semester-long programs in Argentina, Chile, Cuba, France and Spain. So when you come to the College, you’ll know that you can go other places, too. You’re encouraged, in fact, to be boundless..

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