Each summer HSU students have the opportunity to take
advantage of several study abroad programs.
This summer students traveled to Salamanca, Spain and received six
credit hours of Spanish while studying during the month of June. Students
stayed in residence halls at the Universidad de Salamanca enjoying the culture
and food, and spending their free time traveling.
Melissa Wagner, senior communications major from Abilene,
said, “I loved the study abroad experience because no matter where you go in
the world, you are going to find kind, loving people. There is so much more out
there than we are used to and getting to know other people and parts of the
world broadens our perspective and helps us become more understanding, patient,
and well-rounded people.”
Along with their studies, students were able to visit places
such as Santander, Portugal and Barcelona.
Gracie Hebert, senior Spanish education major from Allen,
Texas, said, “I loved getting to experience a new culture. Spain is such a
relaxing, easy going place. Offering these trips shows that HSU wants you to
learn academically but also culturally.”
For more information on the Salamanca Study Abroad program
or the other international study opportunities visit http://www.hsutx.edu/academics/international/.