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    Kudos to the 2014-15 GEO Student Team

    A huge thank you to the GEO student team (Glen Duffy, Kevin Hopkins, Michaelanne Makuch, Hafsa Malik, Taylor Rains, and Nina Zegler) for their efforts this year. Congratulations seniors!

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    Meet Nina Zegler, GEO Peer Ambassador

    Nina Zegler of Mclean, Va., a senior majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science, directly enrolled at the University of Ghana in Spring 2014.  Read more about Nina's experience here.

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

    Photo by Maggie Childress
    With the world as your classroom, you will gain a completely new perspective and develop new skills. Click here to find the  Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad why Hokies study abroad.

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Position Opening: Assistant Director for Global Safety and Risk Management
The Global Education Office is currently searching for an Assistant Director for Global Safety and Risk Management.

Renamed the Global Education Office
Our office, formerly Education Abroad, has been renamed the Global Education Office. We appreciate your patience as we transition and update our communications and materials including this website.