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Real World Experience

Internships

Internships place students in legal, cultural and publishing venues under the supervision of professionals, making it one of the best preparations for law, business, and other professions.  Students may also have opportunities to earn course credit as peer mentors and as peer tutors.  Majors may apply for paid positions as peer tutors in Language House, a language arts tutoring center administered by the English Department.

 

 

Study Abroad

There are opportunities for study and travel in Europe, Asia, Puerto Rico and South Africa along with scholarship assistance.  For complete information about the Study Abroad opportunities available to students of the college, click here. 

 


Did You Know?

Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl.

Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics, Jong Pil Lee, was awarded a 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring during ceremonies held at The White House.

The JP Morgan Chase Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to support the Curriculum Materials Center in the College library.

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