Study Abroad

In May 2016, Honors students traveled to London and Paris to explore two of Europe's oldest and vibrant cities. Unlike anywhere here in the States, London and Paris are antique cities with Roman roots that have been continuously inhabited since ca. 43/300 AD. Everywhere they looked, students found the rich interweaving of the present into the past and saw that these spaces form a large part of our own cultural identity. Students visited ancient, medieval, and modern sites, explored castles and other ruins, walked through museums, rode various forms of modern transportation, and enjoyed local cuisine. Students walked in the footsteps of famous figures, both historical and fictional: English and French monarchs, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, and even Harry Potter! To visit famous landmarks such as The Tower of London and the Eiffel Tower which have excited the imagination in myriad ways, to see those places where history was made, to tour museums where masterpieces of art are housed reflect what higher education seeks: to heighten and broaden knowledge and to create more well-rounded individuals. The Study Abroad experience through the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College continues in Summer 2017! For more information, contact the Honors college at

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The Honors College helps fund numerous study abroad trips for current Honors students each semester. Previous trips include:

  • Galway, Ireland
  • Lucca, Italy
  • Saarburg, Germany
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Zimbabwe, Africa
  • Paris, France and London, England
  • Italy

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Interested in studying abroad? Visit the Office of International Programs to see what courses are available.
Honors students interested in funding should complete the Funding Request Form and return it to the Honors College office at least one month prior to the payment due date.






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