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A photo of the group in front of a Roman fountain

Day 2: Walking Tour

We started off the day bright and early with cappuccino and some pastries. Then, we made our way for the walking tour of Rome, where we saw so many beautiful sights from countless churches to the Trevi fountain. We finished the day together with pizza and gelato! Shoutout to Casey for the group selfie!!

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A photo of Rome’s Colosseum taken by Dr. Rivera

Day 1: Bus tour and lunch at the station

We landed in Rome safely at 10am here—that’s 4am back home. Once we landed in Rome, Giada found us and we took the train to the main station. We checked into the hotel and made our way back to the station. Once we returned, we had lunch at the cafe and some afternoon coffee for

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italy group


Eight students and two faculty are about to depart for Rome. We are set to land at around 10am in Rome!! Super excited to see everything that happens during this trip!!

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costa rica

Reflections from Costa Rica

By: Erica Cuccurullo Costa Rica was an amazing trip.  Being able to look at the city on the first night was an amazing introduction.  It allowed us to see the city and all the amazing buildings that have so much history to Costa Rica.  I enjoyed touring all the farms and seeing what each of our host families had

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A photo of GCU’s Global Lions logo on a T-Shirt.

Departing soon!!

Eight students and two faculty are departing for Rome to learn about Italian Language and Culture on Thursday night. We’re all really excited for everything the city brings, from the food to the attractions. We will be returning on March 4 with a lots of new cultural experiences!!

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“What is holding you back from chasing your dreams?”

MaryKate is this year’s recipient for the Sister Mary Catharine Sullivan Award for Global Education. By: MaryKate McNamara In January of 2023 I set out on a journey to study abroad in Barcelona, Spain. I went into this adventure excited, nervous, and a bit over packed as I had two suitcases and a backpack stuffed

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