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New group of students set for semester abroad

August 29, 2018

As another group of eager students from Madison College get set for their semester abroad, staff at the college are confident that the students will take more than just knowledge back with them. Tammy...

Students learn lessons from study abroad in Jamaica

March 26, 2014

Imagine a typical morning as a Madison College student. A full parking lot as you pull up to campus on a cold day. Your backpack is heavy with a laptop and textbooks as you trudge to class against the...

Studying abroad heightens perception of the world

Robin Gee, left, joins some friends on a trip in the countryside while studying in Carlow, Ireland.
January 22, 2014

“So, how was your trip?” This question has been on almost everybody’s lips for the last two weeks. I just came back from spending four months studying in Carlow, Ireland, and everyone who knows me...

Early lessons from studying in Ireland

Ireland Study Abroad
November 5, 2013

On Sept. 11, while all my fellow Madison College students were going about having a normal Wednesday, I was sitting in a bathroom stall at the Dane County Regional Airport trying not to fall apart for...

Madison College takes you places

September 10, 2013

People, God knows how much I like your country. I like your sense of service, your politeness, the fact that I feel full when I leave a restaurant, or that – in certain movie theaters – I can enjoy...

Making new friends has been a challenge, but it is ultimately my responsibility

November 13, 2012

Studying abroad and living with people from different countries with differing cultural influences is not an easy experience. I remember how excited I was before I left my archipelago country of Indonesia...

Studying in America brings culture shock, but it still has plenty of upside

Home Away From Home
October 25, 2012

Please post your answer on Blackboard by Sunday at 10 p.m. and 2 responses by Tuesday at 6 p.m. Please focus on advantages and disadvantages of both.” That was one of my assignments from my Social...

Student visits Costa Rica, recalls experiences

Students of Madison College studying abroad in Costa Rica.
October 9, 2012

Studying in Costa Rica this past summer was one of the greatest decisions I have ever made, and I am very excited to be returning again next summer. I had some of the best experiences of my life and improved...

Instructors can learn abroad now, too

February 22, 2012

With more and more students choosing to study abroad each year, teaching methods are rapidly evolving. In order to become more culturally and globally educated in their field of instruction, some professors...

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