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Global Gazette - Fall 2017



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Internship in Thailand Solidifies Future Career Aspirations


Alexandria Talley at Lampang Elephant Hospital

International Agriculture Certificate student Alexandria Talley spent the summer in Thailand working with large animals, exotics, and elephants.  Alexandria is a pre-vet student who has always wanted to work with wildlife and animal sanctuaries.  After a summer of immersion in Thai culture and hands-on work with animals, she is even more sure of her future career path.

Click here to read more about her summer in Thailand.



Semester in Germany Provides Scholarship and Academic Credit for CAES Majors


Alyssa Beckstead (2nd from left) with fellow students at University of Hohenheim

A semester abroad program didn’t seem likely for Alyssa Beckstead. As a University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) biological science major with a goal of graduating in three years, Beckstead thought it would be impossible to find courses at an international university that applied to her major and allowed her to stay on track for graduation.  However, a semester at the University of Hohenheim offered credits that counted as well as a $2,500 scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Alyssa's semester in Germany.



Samaria Aluko Wins First Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award


Samaria Aluko, 2017 Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award Winner

Samaria Aluko became the first recipient of the CAES Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award which recognizes students who are driven to build international lives, either by working or studying abroad or by engaging with the international community in Athens and at UGA.  

Aluko, whose father is from Nigeria, works with UGA’s African Student Union to share African culture with the broader university community and is constantly exploring new cultures.  She has studied abroad in Ecuador and Scotland, and is currently learning to speak Korean and Yoruba.

Click here to read more about Samaria and the Broder-Ackermann Global Citizen Award.



AgDawgs Abroad: Join us for the 2017 CAES Study Abroad Fair


                                             

Visit the CAES Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, October 11 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Tate Center Concourse.  Meet Program Directors and student alumni from our 12 CAES Study Abroad Programs to learn firsthand about these amazing international programs.

Click here to learn more about CAES study abroad opportunities including faculty-led programs, semester exchange programs and the International Agriculture Certificate.