Presentation of international majors and minors

Soon, many of the programs on campus will be presenting their majors and minors. Here are a few of the upcoming presentations of “international” majors and minors at Smith College:

Wednesday, October 23 Presentation of the Majors/Minor in Italian Language & Literature and Italian Studies, 12:10 p.m., Hatfield Hall 105 Pizza and beverages will be [...]

Info sessions for German Studies, JYA Hamburg scheduled for Thursday

This Thursday, October 25, the German department will present information on the Major and Minor in German Studies at 6 p.m. in Hatfield 204.  The meeting will be followed by a presentation of the JYA Hamburg program at 6:15 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and former students of the JYA Hamburg [...]

Study abroad fair draws large crowds

Smith College’s study abroad fair took place this Tuesday, offering students the opportunity to learn about Smith’s numerous study abroad options and partner programs. Nearly half of Smith students study abroad for either a semester or two during their junior years.  Many Smithies also participate in summer study abroad programs.

Jessica Hodder '14 speaks [...]

Study abroad fair scheduled for Tuesday

The annual study abroad fair will be held this Tuesday, September 25.

Students will have the opportunity to browse through materials and programs, talk with Smithies who have returned from studying abroad, talk with representatives from Smith-approved study abroad programs, meet Smith JYA Program Directors, and meet the staff and advisors of the Smith Office [...]

Study abroad info sessions scheduled, applications due

In the coming weeks, a number of events are scheduled for Smith students returning from or embarking on study abroad programs.

On Monday, January 30, students can attend a JYA  Paris info session at 5:15 p.m. in the Global Studies Center. Applications for Smith’s year-long or fall Junior Year Abroad programs in Geneva, Florence, Hamburg, [...]

Presentation for students interested in Hamburg JYA

Developed in 1961, Smith’s Junior Year Abroad program in Hamburg has been introducing Smithies to Germany for half a century.

For more than 50 years, the Universitat Hamburg has hosted Smith students and faculty.  Students can choose to study abroad in Hamburg for either a full academic year or just the spring semester (March through [...]

Update: Photos from the JYA Hamburg celebration

Guest House, University of Hamburg. Photo courtesy of AASC.

Last month the International Advancement blog published the post Celebrating 50 years of JYA in Hamburg.

This week the Alumnae Association of Smith College published a slide show highlighting some of the celebration’s best moments.  The special event brought together current students, alumnae of the [...]

Celebrating 50 years of JYA in Hamburg

The year was 1961.  The Shirelles’ hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” was number one on the Billboard Hot 100, actor Michael J. Fox was born, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space, and Smith College launched its Junior Year Abroad Program in Hamburg.

JYA in Hamburg is celebrating its 50th [...]