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MC students participating in 10 off-campus programs

Barry McNamara
08/29/2011
Monmouth College students are participating in 10 different off-campus study programs during the fall semester.

The bulk of those students will be headed to Scotland as part of the college’s partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands. Departing on Sept. 1 will be 17 students, including: Ashley Caliendo of Oak Lawn, Kailey Coates of Byron, Britta Dixon of Aledo, Michael Fenton of Bradley, Emily Frazer of Jerseyville, Victoria Green of Pittsfield, Aimee Hodierne of Dahinda and Madeline Landherr of Lanark.

Also, Kirsten Lybarger of Smithshire, Matthew Merreighn of New Holland, Michael Miller of Naperville, Marcia Ortiz of Chicago, Elizabeth Rundell of Highland Park, Kelsi Ryan of Granville, Charles Slagle of New Milford, Conn., Kaylin Smith of Blongbrook and Amanda Streeter of Port Byron.

Nine Monmouth students are taking advantage of programs offered through the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), of which Monmouth is a member. One student, Colleen Zumpf of Frankfort, is joining MC biology professor James Godde, who is directing the ACM Tanzania: Ecology and Human Origins program.

Also traveling abroad through the ACM are Scott Hultgren of Peoria (Brazil); Jessica Bingham of Lynn Center and Rebecca Riggs of Woodland, Calif. (Florence); Sarah Zaubi of Itasca (India); and Donna Dukes of Midlothian (Costa Rica).

Kimberly Howard of Bloomingdale is participating in the ACM Urban Education Program, while Jamie Kistler of Gerlaw and Alexander Nall of North Henderson are in the ACM Chicago Arts Program.

Participants in the International Student Exchange Program are Rachel Holm of Oregon (Chile) and Anna Gawlik of Joliet (England).

Corrine Kellerhals of Des Plaines, Emily Masek of Bridgeview and Abigail Strohmeier of Carol Stream will be in Granada, Spain, this semester as part of a program that Monmouth participates in through an agreement with Central College.