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Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Africa Chose Me

KarenBeth Bohan, Third Place Winner of the Faculty and Staff category

February 26, 2013

When asked why I went to Africa, I always say, “I didn’t choose Africa but rather Africa chose me.”  And once I decided to go, I thought I was bringing my expertise and charity to help the people of Uganda, but instead...

Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Soul of Africa

Jacob Parrick, First Place Winner of the American Student category

February 26, 2013

Much like the breathtaking plains of Africa, my life has been filled with diversity. In the past year my life has transformed as a result of places I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, and the things I’ve done. I lived a rather...

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