One Class Can Change Your Life

Graduating religion senior Hali Brook is leaving Ashland and going to Thailand to train with the organization Remember Nhu. After six months in Thailand, she will start work with the charity in Bolivia caring for children at risk of human trafficking.

Hali first developed an interest in Remember Nhu when Carl Ralston, the founder of the Akron-based charity, came and spoke in Dr. Dickson's class, REL214 Christian Formation.

Hali explains what she is doing and why in this video:

Why Study Abroad?

As a student studying abroad, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an international dimension and a global perspective in your major
  • Expand your range of course options and develop a global resume
  • Understand the interdependence of the U.S. and other countries
  • Explore the role you can play in the global community
  • Increase your understanding of other cultures
  • Improve your ability to use a foreign language
  • Sharpen communication skills through interaction with people from difference backgrounds
  • Enhance your sense of independence and self-confidence
  • Assess your career options and clarify your personal goals