For 20 years, VCU students have benefited from the transformative experience of studying abroad. Indeed, several English Department faculty, graduate students and program alumni have taken part in experiencing first hand the unique potential of an education abroad programs in places such as Peru. With photos provided by MATX alum Scott Dupree Mills and text by MFA alum Tom Gresham, VCU News recently touched based with several VCU alumni who recalled the study abroad experiences that helped shape them.
Last year, 641 VCU students studied abroad through a variety of programs and exchanges offered or coordinated through the Global Education Office. The programs have influenced students from a full array of disciplines and backgrounds over the years, and some of the programs have become beloved and steadfast parts of the curriculum.
The VCU Department of English highly encourages its students, undergraduate and graduate, to explore their international education options. For more information, please see here.