Southeastern offers Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, October 13, 2016
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – Students at Southeastern Louisiana University and others curious about studying abroad should plan to attend the university’s Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
     The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union mall area.
     Sponsored by the Office of International Initiatives, the fair gives students the opportunity to discover global education possibilities sponsored by the office and several Southeastern academic departments.
     The short-term programs, which vary from one to three weeks in length and offer up to six academic credit hours, are available not only to Southeastern students but to students from other universities and the general public as well, said Lucia Harrison, director of the Office of International Initiatives.
     “The fair will feature former study abroad students, as well as coordinating staff and faculty, who will be able to answer questions and share their experiences,” said Harrison. Students will be able to apply for programs at the fair, or they can apply online at”
     Study abroad programs this year include language and culture programs in France and Spain; biology programs in France and Costa Rica; business programs in France, Spain, Panama, and Costa Rica; and humanities and social studies programs – including history, political science, theater, communication, sociology and criminal justice – in England, Austria, and Cuba.
     The deadline to apply is Feb. 16, 2017. Spots on class rosters can be reserved with an application and a $100 non-refundable deposit.
     Southeastern students can apply for one of a number of scholarships available through the Student Government Association and other organizations.
     For more information contact the Office of International Initiatives at 985-549-2135.

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