The Office for International Programs is proud to be finalists for two GoAbroad.com 2016 Innovation Awards. The Service-Learning for Scholar Athletes spring break program in Peru was nominated for the Innovative New Program – Study Abroad award. And How to Put Your Study Abroad Experience to Work, a joint initiative with Loyola’s Career Development Center focused on providing career development skills for study abroad alums, was also nominated for the Innovation in Alumni Engagement award. GoAbroad.com is a non-profit organization is dedicated to providing a one-stop information center for students wishing to travel internationally. They present annual awards for innovation in international education. To learn more about the other finalists, visit here.
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