A Distinct Experience
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Is study abroad an interest? Want to learn more about it?
CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CIE)
The Center for International Education, under the oversight of Kati Csoman, dean of international education, nurtures the international character and activities for Juniata faculty and students. The CIE fosters the development, maintenance, and administration of international programs including Intensive English, International Student Services, Study Abroad, and exchange programs, maintaining the global network of relationships necessary for the opportunities the College provides. The CIE helps students weave international experiences into their educational plan, providing both learning and logistical support.
Want to do research or a major creative project but wonder where to start or how to do it?
CENTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND CREATIVE INQUIRY (CURCI)
Led by Matt Beaky, associate professor of physics and director of undergraduate research, the center develops opportunities for students to engage in learning that involves research, experimentation, creative production, or other immersive study experiences. CURCI also provides limited funding for some experiences.
Want to strengthen your writing ability or develop your strengths in particular subjects?
PRACTICAL SKILLS AT THE WRITING CENTER
In Juniata’s Writing Center trained peers provide advice, tips, and strategies to help people improve their writing.
Did you volunteer in your home community? Thinking about including it on your educational path?
Sarah Worley, associate professor of communication and director of service learning, serves as a leader and liaison between the surrounding community, staff, faculty, and students to foster learning through community involvement.
Health and medicine part of your future?
HEALTH PROFESSIONS COMMITTEE
The Health Professions Committee is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and staff who provide guidance and support for students aspiring careers in the health professions. Led by Amanda Siglin, the committee serves pre-health students through individual and group advising, formal coursework, training workshops, and facultyled admissions test preparation. The committee also facilitates relationships between professional schools and regional health care organizations.
Interested in law school or a career in the legal profession?
LAW SCHOOL ADVISING
Led primarily by Jack Barlow, professor of politics, a network of faculty exist to advise students interested in attending law school or pursuing careers in the legal profession and the pathways to achieving those goals.
Interested in applying for a unique experience after college or during a summer break?
A committee of faculty and staff helps identify and counsel students pursuing major post-graduate fellowships such as Fulbright, Goldwater, St. Andrews, Finnegan, and Gilman Fellowships, among others. The committee also helps students interested in the Peace Corps and other national or international service opportunities.