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EDUCATION ABROAD FAIR

The next MoCo Education Abroad Fair is:

Tuesday, February 5 | 11am-2pm | HUB Lobby and UBC Rooms

Learn about study abroad opportunities at the Spring 2019 Education Abroad Fair!

Stop by the HUB Lobby and UBC Rooms to learn how to earn Moravian credit while studying abroad, discover possibilities for internships abroad, and discuss opportunities with program representatives, faculty directors, and the Center for Global Education. Learn about available scholarships for study abroad and how your financial aid can support your global learning! 

Study abroad opportunities vary in length of time: May term, summer, winter or spring break, semester, or full academic year. 

For more information, contact the Center for Global Education at globalprograms@moravian.edu. 

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Passport Fair

Need to apply for or renew a passport? The Center for Global Education, in collaboration with the Bethlehem Post Office will be hosting a Passport Fair on campus on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019, from 10am-2pm. This event is open to students, faculty, staff, and their families! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for anyone applying for a new passport (link will be available in late January). Registration is NOT required for passport renewals.

Before you register, please make sure you have all of the required documentation. In order to apply for a passport, you must bring the following to your appointment: 

  1. Original birth certificate and photocopy of birth certificate are required. Birth certificates must have BOTH parents' names listed and must be State issued with a raised seal (hospital birth announcements are not accepted). Birth certificate will be submitted with the passport application. 
  2. Photocopies of the front and back of your Driver's License. 
  3. Completed (but not signed!) application (https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/forms.html). The application can be typed or written in BLACK INK. Do not print double sided. DO NOT SIGN FORM UNTIL CLERK IS PRESENT.
  4. Official Passport Photos are needed and can be taken during the fair for a $15 charge, or you can bring your own. 
  5. Payment: Personal check or money order is required for EACH application. Please note: Postal fees will be paid separately. 

Fees (subject to change): 

  • Processing Fee - $35/application (check payable to US Postal Service)
  • Passport book age 16+, $110; Passport card $30
  • Passport book age 15 & under, $80; Passport card $15

Additional information for minors:

  1. All children applying for a passport MUST be present during application process
  2. Both parents MUST be present for minors under 16. One parent MUST accompany 16 and 17 year olds.
  3. Children under 16 must have copies of both parents' Driver's Licenses.

Please note: All forms and photocopies must be single-sided.

Register for an appointment as soon as possible (Link will be available in late January). If there are no more available appointments, please email globalprograms@moravian.edu to be put on a waitlist. 

Reminder: If you are eligible to renew your passport by mail and would like to stop by to get your passport photo taken and mail your application, you DO NOT need an appointment, but please email globalprograms@moravian.edu so we know when you'll stop by. 

Questions? Email globalprograms@moravian.edu 

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"How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self"

Harvard Business Review | Hajo Adam, Otilia Obodaru, Jackson G. Lu, William Maddux, and Adam Galinsky

"In today’s increasingly globalized world, more and more people are choosing to live, work and study abroad—and this trend appears to be a good thing: social science studies have shown that international experiences can enhance creativity, reduce intergroup bias, and promote career success."

Interested in studying abroad?  Look through our list of available programs, and email intlstudies@moravian.edu to find out how to make study abroad part of your Moravian College experience. 

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Adventures in Colombia

with Michael Gallo ('19)

Michael Gallo studied abroad in Colombia last May Term. Hear about his experience and learn more about how you can study abroad in Colombia!

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
Where: Snyder Room in the HUB

Colombian-style snacks will be provided! 

Interested in studying abroad in Colombia? Check out the online brochure for the Colombia program and apply online! Email intlstudies@moravian.edu with any questions. 

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"Studying Abroad in Reading, England: Pubs, Trains, and other Culture Shocks"

by Emily Anderson

Student Emily Anderson studied abroad in Reading, England, in Spring 2017, and recently wrote an article about her experience for The Comenian

Read Emily's story here

Interested in studying abroad?  Look through our list of available programs, and email intlstudies@moravian.edu to find out how to make study abroad part of your Moravian College experience. 

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Reflections on Study Abroad in Ghana

Lunchtime Presentation with Kendra Kramer & Crystal Bork

Moravian college students Kendra Kramer and Crystal Bork spent the winter term in Ghana studying African drumming and dance. Join them for a presentation on their experience and learn about studying abroad in Africa.

When: Monday, April 17 from 11.45am to 1pm
Where: UBC room in the HUB
Lunch: West African cuisine

Sponsors: Office of International Studies, Africana Studies, Music Department

Kramer and Bork are music majors and went to Ghana with ThisWorldMusic, an organization founded in 2007 which offers hands-on cultural learning experiences related to music and the arts.