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    Q&A | French exchange student navigates UC during COVID-19 | News

    Rémi Carteret, an exchange student at the University of Cincinnati.  Provided | Rémi Carteret Over the past year, students at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and across the United States have gone through the ups and downs of COVID-19. Online learning, campus closures and isolation have contributed to stress, confusion and so many DIY projects.  The pandemic has become the new normal for many students as they continue to navigate the day-to-day uncertainty. Yet, despite the looming force the pandemic still holds, UC has been able to begin hosting exchange students on campus again. These students selected UC for many reasons, each one choosing to make the campus their temporary…

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    Bloomington’s first Rotary exchange student shares memories

    PREFACE The three Bloomington Rotary clubs honored Bloomington legend Charlotte Zietlow for living their mantra of “service above self” at the clubs’ 7th annual Toast on Nov. 5. Following is a letter to Charlotte sent by Raleigh Lambert of Brisbane, Australia. As a 17-year-old in 1976, Lambert was Rotary’s first exchange student to Bloomington. Charlotte and her late husband, Paul, welcomed her into their home. Clearly, Lambert has never forgotten their kindness. To dear Charlotte, I send my love and regrets that I could not be in Bloomington with you tonight and to all the members of Rotary I would like to say a heartfelt thank you for my extraordinary…

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    GMC Prep hosts international exchange student | News

    Busto Arsizio, Italy is more than 5,000 miles away from Milledgeville, Ga. but it’s where Federico Tartaro calls home. Tartaro is an International Student Exchange program participant. The 17-year-old student is currently attending GMC Prep School for his American senior year of high school, living with a local host family in Milledgeville.  “I desired to travel to the United States for a while, knowing as an exchange student, it would be a fantastic opportunity to gain new experiences and insight into the life of an American high school student and family,” said Tartaro.  Tartaro made his way to the U.S. through a partnership with his home country’s exchange agency and…

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    International Exchange Students Share Joys and Challenges They’ve Faced at Cornell

    As Cornell reopened campus for the fall, its international exchange programs swung back into action, inviting students from partner universities across the world to study at the University. Exchange students range from undergraduates to graduate students, with diverse backgrounds and areas of study. Students from colleges’ partner universities come to study at Cornell through reciprocal exchange programs.  The application process for exchange programs is administered through the students’ home institutions, and it varies for each university. For Maximiliano Bellino, a third-year graduate student from Argentina whose home institution is the University of Buenos Aires, the process included a three-hour English examination, oral test and interview.  Students spoke about what drew…

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    Foreign exchange student victim of hit and run Coweta County

    Police say they don’t have any leads yet on who the driver of the car was. COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — A 16-year-old foreign exchange student is in critical condition after he was the victim of a hit and run in Coweta County.  Timothee Rey is currently studying at Northgate High School from France and other students rushed to his rescue when he was hit riding his bike Tuesday night.  Northgate High School Principal Ashley Wilkes said the students who came to Rey’s aide didn’t know it was another student at first, they just knew someone needed help.  “I would commend them for being calm and collected, and going to him,…

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    Watch now: Charleston alum travels from Panama for class reunion | Education

    Noris Lopez-Sanchez, originally from Panama, returns to Charleston for the high school’s class of 1971 reunion at the Lake Charleston Pavilion. ATHENA PAJER, JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES-COURIER CHARLESTON — This year’s homecoming season was a special one for many people, including the former students of Charleston High School. Watch now: Mattoon remembers Hannah Mansell with Happy Day 5K Since the pandemic has prevented many from traveling, gathering and having parties, homecoming festivities took a major blow. So when Noris Lopez-Sanchez, who lives in Panama, received an invitation to attend the Charleston High School Class of ’71’s 50th Reunion, she was thrilled — and disappointed. “And then I said, ‘I wish the…

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