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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The program would give students the chance to spend four semesters in Sydney, Australia.

New study abroad program takes BCE students to Sydney

By Hailey Johnson
December 18, 2020

Come summer 2021, Emerson will debut a new study abroad program that allows Business of Creative Enterprise majors to split their college tenure between Sydney, Boston, and Los Angeles.  The three-year...

Emersons Kasteel Well campus in Well, Netherlands.

Kasteel Well program cancelled for spring semester due to ongoing travel restrictions

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
October 16, 2020

The Kasteel Well study abroad program has been cancelled for the spring semester due to ongoing European Union travel restrictions on U.S. citizens. The cancellation comes after college officials were...

The exterior of the Kasteel Well castle

Extended EU travel ban could throw Kasteel Well study abroad program into uncertainty

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
June 25, 2020

European Union officials plan to extend a ban on travellers from the United States as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to silently accelerate in the country, effectively jeopardizing the future of Emerson’s...

“[Global Pathways] is something I think Emerson is really proud of. It’s something that I think is unique to us, College Official Corey Blackmar said.

Summer Global Pathways Programs canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

By Elena Naze
May 5, 2020

The college notified all 200 individuals registered for the summer Global Pathway programs—which send students around the world for four to six weeks—in early April that it would be canceling all 18...

Kaitlyn Fehr

Isolated castle or populous city: I felt safer at Kasteel Well

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
April 8, 2020

On March 6, all 81 Kasteel Well students were brought back to Boston by the college due to rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19. We were told this decision was made out of the best interest for...

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College in contact with students in Spain and France following travel ban

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
March 12, 2020

Sophomore John Raffaele III woke up Thursday morning to unexpected news--the president of the United States had issued a ban on travel from Europe by non-U.S. residents. Raffaele is currently studying...

College considering housing refunds for Kasteel Well students leaving campus

College considering housing refunds for Kasteel Well students leaving campus

By Lara Hill
March 12, 2020

The college is currently “leaning in the direction” of providing housing refunds to Kasteel Well students planning to return home for the remainder of the semester, a college official said in a meeting...

Expectation vs Reality: The mental and emotional impact of studying abroad

Expectation vs Reality: The mental and emotional impact of studying abroad

By Lara Hill
March 11, 2020

A few weekends ago, I went bar hopping with my friends in Amsterdam. You would probably expect me to be dancing and singing to the reggaeton music playing at the bar, living my best life abroad. Instead,...

The college was investigated by the Office of Civil Rights twice in the past five years for complaints of disability discrimination

College to consider halting study abroad programs as coronavirus spreads

By Andrew Brinker, Senior Investigative Reporter
March 6, 2020

The college is assessing the status of all study abroad programs and preparing to ensure “academic continuity” in the event that residential operations are shut down, in an attempt to brace for the...

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Kasteel students to return on Friday as Coronavirus spreads in Europe

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 4, 2020

The college plans to send students studying at the college's Kasteel Well campus back to Boston on Friday after college officials announced earlier this week that the program would conclude early due to...

Growing concern for the coronavirus places study abroad programs on hold

By Elena Naze
February 10, 2020

The college halted its study abroad programs in the Asia-Pacific region following the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus as a global health emergency on Jan. 30, according to college officials. Embed...

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Summer program in France moves to Paris

By Flora Li
January 15, 2019

The French Global Pathways summer program will relocate from the quaint university town of Aix-en-Provence to metropolitan Paris in June 2019. Cathryn Edelstein, the advisor of the Paris program,...

New exchange program offers affordable study abroad opportunity

New exchange program offers affordable study abroad opportunity

By Gabriella Mrozowski
March 15, 2018

The Office of Education Abroad and Domestic Programs selected the inaugural group of students to attend two universities in Hong Kong as part of the college's only exchange program in Asia. Emerson...

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