For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
August 21, 2012 – Eight King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Maxwell Allegro will study at the Grenoble School of Management in Grenoble, France, through the King’saffiliated program with Academic Programs International. He is a junior majoring in international business.
Emily Biffen will study at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. She is a junior majoring in human resource management.
Gregory DeMaio will study at Webster University in Leiden, The Netherlands. He is a senior majoring in finance.
Hayley McGuinn will study at the Quinn School of Business, University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. She is a junior majoring in business management.
Timothy Meyer will study at Webster University in Leiden, The Netherlands. He is a senior majoring in mass communications.
Emily Snyder has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship through the Irish-American Scholars Program to study at Stranmillis University College in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is a junior majoring in early childhood education.
Robert Vieira will study at Richmond, The American International University in Florence, Italy, through the American Institute for Foreign Study. He is a senior majoring in business management.
Matthew Weitz will study at the Quinn School of Business, University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. He is a senior majoring in finance. He was awarded the James Le Baron Boyle Memorial Scholarship and U.S. Department of Education Business and International Education Program Scholarship to apply toward study abroad expenses.
Allegro, Biffen, and McGuinn also were awarded the U.S. Department of Education Business and International Education Program Scholarship.
To learn more about King’s students study abroad experiences, visit the Study Abroad Blog at http://kingsstudyabroad.wordpress.com/. For more information on the Study Abroad Program, contact Mollie Farmer, director, at 208-5986.
King’s students studying under the King’s College Study Abroad program are, seated from left: Hayley McGuinn, Emily Biffen, and Emily Snyder. Standing: Mollie Farmer, director of the study abroad program; Gregory DeMaio; Matthew Weitz; Maxwell Allegro; Timothy Meyer; and Robert Vieira.
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