Two Chatham residents returned from spending a semester abroad through Gettysburg College.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, January 29
GETTYSBURG, PA-- Gettysburg College offers a rich and diverse range of off-campus study abroad opportunities. These programs supplement and enhance regular on-campus courses. Alison Cooke of Chatham, a Junior at Gettysburg College, spent the Fall 2012 semester studying in Spain. Paige McKenna of Chatham, a Junior at Gettysburg College, spent the Fall 2012 semester studying in Denmark. Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg …
The Laurasian Institute hopes to find Chatham families willing to open their homes to foreign exchange students.
The Seattle-based Laurasian Institution seeks families in Chatham who are willing to open their homes to Chinese exchange students. Julia Chang, a local coordinator in The Laurasian Institution's New Jersey office, said she has two students that she is trying to find host families for in the 2011-12 academic year. "We actually have two that we wanted to place here for this year, but we have a whole database of kids that want to come to the US," Chang said. "You can match with a student on things that match [a family's] interest." The two students are Xiaowan, or "Gigi," a 17-year-old female from south of Beijing,and Yeqing, or "Jacqueline," a 16-year-old female from southern China. All students approved for The Laurasian Institution's …