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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 28, 2003


Birmingham-Southern College students spending spring semester studying abroad

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Eight Birmingham-Southern students eager to explore different cultures and enrich their educational experiences are studying modern history and culture overseas this spring term as part of the college's Semester Abroad Program.

Birmingham-Southern students who study in international settings as part of the college's Interim and Semester Abroad programs receive academic credit for their experiences.

Birmingham-Southern is a four-year private institution that receives consistently high rankings as one of America's top national liberal arts colleges.

Listed by hometown, the students who are studying abroad this spring are:

 

BIRMINGHAM Area:
Leslie Dean of Vestavia, a sophomore undecided major who is studying at the University of London. She is the daughter of Joe and Ellen Dean.

Greta DiGiorgio of Warrior, a junior music-voice major who is studying at the American Institute for Foreign Study in Rome. She is the daughter of John and Sharon DiGiorgio.

Lauren Wiersma of Vestavia, a sophomore Spanish major who is studying at the Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chili. She is the daughter of Abbie Wiersma.

FAYETTE:
William Taylor Moore, a junior undecided major who is studying at University College in Cork, Ireland. He is the son of James and Julie Moore.

HUNTSVILLE:
Rebecca Norris, a junior international studies major who is studying at the School for International Training in Toulouse, France. She is the daughter of James and Sally Norris.

MOULTON:
Franklin Slaton, a senior history major who is studying at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. He is the son of Luke and Katherine Slaton.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.:
Susan Geist, a senior math major who is studying at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of George II and Reaves Geist.

SPRING HILL, Tenn.:
Kimberly Hamilton, a sophomore Spanish major who is studying at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aries, Argentina. She is the daughter of Ralph and Jennifer Hamilton.

 

 
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