Faculty and students had the opportunity to participate in three different travel study courses in the Late Spring 2023 semester. The courses, offered by the Biology, Fine Arts and Modern Languages departments, travelled to Ecuador, Germany, and Spain, allowing students to immerse themselves for two weeks in the country they visited and experience all that […]
McNair Scholars Perspectives: Taking Opportunities & Adapting to Obstacles while Studying Abroad in Jena, Germany
Written by Luis Sanchez Chavez (McNair Scholar) Hello, my name is Luis Sanchez Chavez and I am a McNair Scholar at Francis Marion University. I am studying Mechanical Engineering and I plan to graduate with a Bachelors of Science in the Spring of 2024. To me being a McNair Scholar means being able to […]
Written by Ronisha Genwright (McNair Scholar) Hallo(hello) everyone! I have been studying at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences in Schmalkalden, Germany for 2 months, and I have loved my experience working here! I am a Computer Science student at Francis Marion University, and as a student at Schmalkalden University I have been able to participate […]
International Programs hosted two professionals, one from a non-profit organization and another from the public sector, as part of the International Perspective series that debuted this spring and which was fully funded by the Professional Experience and Knowledge (PEAK) program. Their first speaker, Ms. Michele Ruehs Steinbuch, Vice President of the American Council on Germany, […]
FMU’s International Programs does not only send current students abroad, but they also host students from all over the world for a semester or a year to study and live on campus as part of a fully immersive experience of American life. With the largest group in several years, the Fall 2022 term welcomed 10 […]
The McNair Institute for Research and Service and International Programs collaborate on bringing the world to FMU and FMU to the world! All of our McNair Scholars will have the opportunity to travel abroad as a part of their academic scholarship. Scholars can also become International Student Liaisons and serve as a point of contact […]
A unique new educational fund created by Rachel Hodges, and her husband, former South Carolina Governor James H. “Jim” Hodges.
For the past four summers, faculty and staff from FMU and Nakhon Sawan Rajabhat University in Thailand have partnered to provide professors with an opportunity to expand their knowledge of how students learn.