How does living abroad in another language create meaningful change in the whole person?

When Valpo students live abroad in another language, they often return home changed and more deeply engaged with the world.  Beyond the pleasure of traveling to beautiful places, students face obstacles, navigate discomfort, and experience linguistic and cultural encounters in impactful ways that lead to growth and a change in perspective. Explore these audio stories of living abroad in another language.

Finding comfort in commonalities

Sarah Crowe ’19, Germany

Traveling solo

Gabrielle Neuman ’19, Spain

A diverse world, a new perspective

Skye Schoedel ’19, France

Unexpected hospitality

Brittany Barrett ’18, Mexico

Take, eat

Ethan Stoppenhagen ’18, Germany




A sense of purpose and direction

Lauren Clark ’19, France

I wanted to be an ally

Dr. Amy Liakopoulos ’10, Spain

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