Tag Archive: Asia

Teach English in China With William Penn University!

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William Penn University and Xinya Middle School (high school) in Linzhou, China, have announced a new partnership to send a William Penn graduate to Linzhou to teach English for a year. No Chinese… Continue reading

Did you know…. Studying Abroad Through William Penn University

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William Penn University is growing in regards to the realm of study abroad opportunities. Prior to the creation of the position of Graduate Assistant for International Programs in June of 2011, students who… Continue reading

Newly Accepted Chinese International Students for William Penn University

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Vice President of Special Projects and Government Relations Steve Noah recently spent two weeks in China working on a multitude of projects. Not only were details established for newly accepted international students at… Continue reading

Trying to Beat the Heat? Don’t Go Abroad for That Reason!

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The United States of America has been suffering from extreme heat advisories within the past weeks – also at the same time that the country was battling wildfires and having an extensive power… Continue reading

A New Relationship with Laos for the United States

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This week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the small country of Laos, located in Asia near Cambodia, China, and Myanmar/Burma. The visit to Laos was done in coordination of new policies between… Continue reading

Royalty Studying Abroad

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Study abroad is a great way to allow students to experience other cultures and countries. While this is a good thing for the average student, for those within a royal family – it… Continue reading

Slum Tours: What are you really trying to see?

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I’ve heard of slum tours before. They had them in South Africa in the outskirts of Johannesburg and Cape Town. But reading a recent article about them kind of opened up my eyes… Continue reading

Sister City Program Spotlight – Monroe International Friendship Association

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For Monroe, Michigan, the town of Hofu, Japan, has maintained a strong presence in the area since 1993. This presence has been made possible by the existence of MIFA or the Monroe International… Continue reading

Favorite Study Abroad Memories – Japan (Post 1 in a series of 3)

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I was recently asked for my favorite memory from my visit to Hofu, Japan, in 2006. It might sound a little silly but it is of a six-year-old girl crying. When participating in… Continue reading

Oh the whoes (and excitement) of creating study abroad programs…

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Starting with a blank slate can be very exciting but also very challenging when working in study abroad. William Penn University had its first study abroad program to Rwanda and Tanzania in March… Continue reading