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Change of Pass/Fail Policy
Effective 5/31/2018, the deadline for students to declare a course P/F abroad is two weeks after the first class meeting. Courses that are six weeks or less in length must be declared within one week of the first class meeting. Also, effective AY 2018-19, there will be no P/F restrictions on BC program required courses. Refer to the academic policy for details.

Change of Deadline
Students interested in studying abroad in Spring 2019 who have not applied have the option to do so by June 1, 2018. Previously, exceptions were made through Sept. 30 for approved external programs. This supersedes prior information provided by the OIP in any form. Students considering program changes are to finalize plans by June 1 also, with exception of withdrawals.

book cover for promoting inclusion in education abroad

Promoting Inclusion
The OIP is excited to announce a recent publication co-edited by our director Nick Gozik, Promoting Inclusion in Education Abroad, co-published by Stylus and NAFSA. This book investigates the topic of diversity and inclusion from a variety of scholarly perspectives and concrete practices. For more information, click on the following link.

SPOTLIGHT

Jorge Mejía, MCAS '19 is awarded the 2018 Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship. A Political Science major with minors in Latin American Studies and History, Mejía cites several international experiences at BC that have broadened his horizons and his skill set. He is also a recipient of the McGillicuddy-Logue Travel Grant and the Omar Aggad Fellowship

Natalee Deaette, LSOE '19 is awarded a Truman Scholarship. One of 59 winners nationwide, Deaette is regognized for her outstanding leadership potential, intellectual ability and a strong record of public service. She is also a McGillycuddy-Logue Fellow who studied abroad at American College of Thessaloniki in Greece

Felix Lee, MCAS '19 has been awarded two prestigious scholarships for his studies at the University of Hong Kong in Fall 2018, the Fung Scholarship the Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship.

Daniela Benitez, Liam Madden, and JongHee Byun, all MCAS '19 are awarded Benjamin Gilman Scholarships for Summer 2018. Benitez, who completed a full year abroad on BC programs in Rio and Madrid, and Madden who studied on the BC program in Sharjah will both study in Jordan this summer. Byun participated in the BC summer faculty-led program in France, Food Writing in Paris