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UTSA cuts Italy study abroad short over coronavirus

Gondola rides through Venice, Italy. UTSA recently decided to recall all students, faculty and staff from Italy
study abroad programs.
Josh Peck, News Editor March 4, 2020

UTSA is recalling all 70 students, faculty and staff from study abroad programs in Italy, according to an email to students from President Dr. Taylor Eighmy on March 2. In another email sent to students...

Studying Abroad

Katrina Clements November 6, 2019

In college, we all try to figure out what our purpose is. As young adults who feel lost in our career paths, our studies and in finding ourselves, we seek adventure and new opportunities. How can we escape...

UTSA seeks European collaboration

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Heather Montoya August 27, 2019

UTSA announced expansion efforts of its International Study Center at Urbino, Italy (ISCU) that will include communicating with other European universities such as universities in Germany, France and Istanbul...

Students travel for credit

A student studying in India stretches  his hand for a photo with the Taj Mahal. Photo Courtesy of Brandon Lanners/Education Abroad Services
Leah Feneley October 25, 2017

Education Abroad Services organize diverse study abroad opportunities in many different international locations for the fall, spring and summer semesters to expand the knowledge and experiences of UTSA...

Slow to enroll

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Vincent Valdez October 19, 2017

UTSA’s international enrollment has declined. Lisa Marie Gomez, executive director of UTSA’s Office of International Programs, acknowledges the international enrollment decline and is uncertain of...

Studying Abroad

Photos by Gaige Davila
Gaige Davila September 1, 2017

I studied abroad last spring in Italy via the “COLFA in Urbino” program. I returned to the States two months ago and picked up my on-campus job and position at The Paisano where I left them. I’m...

Abroad in Urbino: A student travel column #3

All photos by Grace Bermúdez
Gaige Davila April 11, 2017

I didn’t spend long in the Doge’s Palace. After three months of walking through these compounds, you realize how little you know about anything, and that not even a lifetime of studying a space can...

Abroad in Urbino: A student travel column #2

The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy
Gaige Davila March 1, 2017

I’ve been waking up at 6 a.m. every morning without an alarm. I don’t know if it’s out of wanting to use my time, or finally having my sleep schedule regulated. Breakfast is small, and everyone is...

Abroad in Urbino: A student travel column

Gaige Davila, The Paisano
Gaige Davila February 8, 2017

All thirty-four hours of travel was experienced second-to-second, with no music, no sleep, little food and no expectations. I thought about the woman from the night before; she kept saying not to worry....

UTSA students break from the states

During Teach and Learn Korea (TaLK) participants spend their free time exploring South Korea at the peak of its cherry blossom season. Photo courtesy of Alex Poe
Isaac Serna January 12, 2017

Select UTSA students will not begin their Spring 2017 semester on campus. Instead, their studies will be in Italy, Germany, South Korea and other countries. According to NAFSA data, 1.5 percent of U.S....

Study Abroad: What to know before you go

March 24, 2015

Robert Pistochi, The Paisano Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, but preparing for these excursions is just as important as the trip itself. Lori Brady, sophomore...

Student Abroad Series: Week One in London- Adjustment

August 12, 2013

Photo Credit: Sara Flores As someone who has never had any time to travel abroad, I was quite surprised when the opportunity to study literature in London for three weeks with nine other...

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