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William Penn University reflects on the Rwandan genocide

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Each year, for one week starting on April 7th, the country of Rwanda shuts down to honor the lives lost during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, more than one millions lives… Continue reading

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

New students for a new semester

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Today marks the first day of the spring 2013 semester at William Penn University. As we start another semester of classes, homework and club activities – I would like to pause and welcome… Continue reading

Rise in short-term study abroad options

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When William Penn University was advertising the Rwanda and Tanzania spring break 2012 trip as “studying abroad” – some people were confused. Questions such as “how can you study abroad if you are… Continue reading

100 Followers!

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It is great to know that the William Penn University Study Abroad blog now has 100 followers! This blog has grown from its original purpose back in January to cover more international affairs… Continue reading

Good luck in the new school year!

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With today being the first day of classes for our undergraduate 2012-13 school year, I would like to just take a moment to wish all of our students – but especially our international… Continue reading

Our final arrivals of our international student family

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Today, the last of our international student family (besides our two lovely commuters) will be arriving on campus. With classes beginning on Tuesday, it has been a crazy couple of weeks trying to… 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

How should you expect to grow while studying abroad?

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Each time I go abroad, I grow. Short recap of my abroad experiences: * went to Japan when I was 16 years old as part of a sister-city exchange program and lived with… Continue reading

One small idea leading to a better international student experience

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I found the following quote on Pinterest.com and thought it fit right with my main project that is currently going on. Five years ago, William Penn University was home for 11 international students. During the… Continue reading