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Category: Study Abroad

Thoma’s Travels Vol. III | Jr. NBA and Touring Olympic Stadium

Posted on June 10th, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Thoma’s Travels Vol. III | Jr. NBA and Touring Olympic Stadium

Finished my classes here at the Beijing Sports University last Thursday, June 2. The final exam was Friday morning, June 3, at 8:10 am. Spent the remainder of the day grading the exams and calculating grades for the semester. Monday …


Trip to Cuba Becomes a Life Changing Experience

Posted on June 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Trip to Cuba Becomes a Life Changing Experience

by: Stephen P. Dages ’18

CUBA - Revolution squareI’ve never really been someone who has shown any interest in social studies or politics. I would be the first to admit that I’m somewhat uneducated and maybe even ignorant in regards to such subjects, …

Thoma’s Travels Vol. II | Exotic Food Market

Posted on May 27th, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Thoma’s Travels Vol. II | Exotic Food Market

On Sunday, May 22, my suitemate here at the Beijing Sports University, Brett Nichols from the University of Northern Colorado, and I ventured to Beijing’s exotic foods market. From the pictures you can see that we had scorpion, tarantula and …


Thoma’s Travels | Vol. I Beijing

Posted on May 18th, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Thoma’s Travels | Vol. I Beijing

image3 (2)Good day folks, I hope that your summer is going well!

Right now, I am in my hotel room at the Beijing Sports University – watching the Cavs game live on TV. Isn’t technology just amazing sometimes? Over the weekend,

How to travel with 25+ Girls

Posted on April 5th, by Alex Camp in Study Abroad. Comments Off on How to travel with 25+ Girls

Mount Lax takes on Puerto Rico
Spring Break 2016
Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 9.28.37 AMIt’s 2:30 AM in Alliance, OH as we load up the vans with our matching purple lacrosse backpacks and clip on our team fanny packs (Yes, we have those.) to depart …

European Experience of a Lifetime for AT Students

Posted on March 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on European Experience of a Lifetime for AT Students

AT trip through Europe, overall experience

Hello, my name is Mike Cintron. I am a level III athletic training student at the University of Mount Union. I had the great privilege and opportunity to go overseas to Germany, Belgium and …


Bike-Riding Through Amsterdam

Posted on March 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Bike-Riding Through Amsterdam

AT trip to Europe days 5–6: Amsterdam, Regks museum, Gunther von Hagens Bodies World: The Happiness Project

Hello, my name is Cody Herman and I am a junior in the Athletic Training Program at Mount Union. During out time in …


How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

Posted on March 3rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

AT trip to Europe days 3–4: visit to WWII cemetery, Maastricht, ultrasound diagnostics, Lindt Chocolate Factory

Hi everyone, my name is Mary Claire Chester and I am a sophomore in the athletic training program at the University of Mount


From a Dutch Classroom to Laser-Tag and Luging

Posted on March 1st, by University of Mount Union Students in Classes, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on From a Dutch Classroom to Laser-Tag and Luging

AT trip to Europe day 2: visit to Zuyd Hogeschool, laser tag in the caves, luge

Hello! My name is Alexia Paxos and I am a junior in the athletic training program at Mount Union. This was …


Dutch Futbol Match Inspires Career Path for Nathan Tirabassi ’17

Posted on February 29th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Career Path, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Dutch Futbol Match Inspires Career Path for Nathan Tirabassi ’17

Athletic Training Trip to Europe Day 2: Soccer Match

Hello, everyone, my name is Nathan Tirabassi. I am a junior in the Athletic Training Program. I am also a member of the men’s soccer team. With that being said, it …