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Study Abroad and Travel Experiences

The CSD department strives to offer a short-term international experience at least once per year as an additional opportunity for self-discovery, personal growth, and learning. Through travel, students can learn about themselves, other cultures, and clinical practices in a different cultural setting.

Dr. Harbers and 19 students (undergraduates and graduates) returned in May 2014 from the first CSD study abroad trip to New Zealand/Australia. Dr. Harbers and Dr. Friberg returned to Australia/New Zealand in May 2016.

Julia Tockstein created a YouTube video highlighting memorable events from a Graduate international clinical experience to Seoul.

Dr. Harbers, Dr. Friberg, & Mrs. Burns accompanied 22 undergraduates and graduates to London for 5 days (over Spring Break 2015) touring the city and outlying areas -- including a side trip to Paris. While in London, the students saw the production "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time", saw where Lionel Logue practiced speech therapy (The King's Speech), learned about the National Health Care System in the UK and how to become a speech therapist. A medical historian shared the history of speech therapy during the Medieval, Renaissance, and Victorian eras.

Read what an undergraduate wrote in response to the question "Why study abroad?"

Upcoming CSD study abroad experiences:

March 2017: Spring Break in Spain

Dr. Jennifer Friberg is planning a Spring Break trip to Spain in March 2017. This trip will include stops in five cities in Spain: Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Madrid, and Toledo. It will also include a day trip to Morocco! Check out the itinerary and details, including pricing.

Further questions? Feel free to contact Dr. Jennifer Friberg.

July 20-29, 2018: CSD Alumni TriP to Europe

A CSD Alumni trip led by Mrs. Julie Burns is planned for July 20-July 29, 2018. This trip includes the following stops:  Barcelona, French Riviera, Cinque Terra, Florence, Ancient Rome and Vatican City.  It will be an incredible experience with all travel and 2 meals each day provided. Check out the itineray and details, including pricing.

Further questions? Contact Mrs. Julie Burns.