BEREA — Delaney Hill, of London, was among 18 Baldwin Wallace University students who spent the fall 2016 semester learning in another country through the school’s Study Abroad Center’s Independent Study program.
Hill, a graduate of London High School majoring in psychology, traveled to Stirling, Scotland for an individualized immersion experience at the University of Stirling. Stirling aims to be at the forefront of research and learning that helps to improve lives.
Working with academic, commercial, public, private and voluntary sector partners, Stirling is one of the UK’s leading research universities in the fields of health and well-being, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, and sport.
“I spent the fall 2016 semester studying abroad in Scotland at the University of Stirling. I was enrolled in history and religion courses. In addition to academics, I also gained important life skills as I traveled throughout the United Kingdom, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Poland.”
The Baldwin Wallace Study Abroad Center engages students through global exploration and off-campus study that enhances personal growth, educational enrichment and career development as part of the university’s liberal arts effort to cultivate contributing and compassionate citizens. Through faculty-led and independent study abroad opportunities, students can build strong communication skills, enhanced critical thinking and personal confidence from trekking the unknown.
Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 4,000 students, Baldwin Wallace offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in 75 academic areas. Located in Berea, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.