Education Abroad Fair

Our 2018 Education Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM in Baird Lounge (Alumni Building).

Drop by the fair to…

  • Learn the winners of the latest Education Abroad Photo Contest.
  • Learn how you can have a rewarding experience abroad!
  • Win prizes!
  • Eat good food!
  • Learn about Berea’s 7 exchange programs!
  • Speak in person with representatives from more than a dozen study abroad program providers.
  • Learn about scholarships and grants for while you are in school, like the Gilman.
  • Find out about post-grad fellowships like the Watson, the Fulbright and the Marshall.
  • Talk to people from Financial Aid.
  • And much more!

Meet & Greet

Representatives from a variety of program providers, as well the Education Abroad Team and Student Financial Aid Services, will be available to answer questions about programs abroad and scholarships to pay for them. In addition, faculty members teaching in Summer KIIS programs will also be available to answer questions about their courses.

Education Abroad Photo Contest 2018:

Categories:

1. Natural Wonders/Locations: This can take the form of landscapes, bodies of water, animals, buildings, etc.

Berea College students eating lunch at a table together

2. People: The picture will include individuals or groups, perhaps people expressing emotions or sharing a story.

3. (Wo)man-made beauty: Pictures of remarkable (wo)man-made monuments, buildings, streets, clothing items, food, etc.: in short, all kinds of human creations.

4. Silly, funny, goofy, comical: In this category, we welcome submissions of #wins and #fails that happened abroad. Make us laugh! Or die trying.

How To Enter:

Round 1: Your entry must be through Instagram (your account will have to be public). Tag your picture as #PCBC18 to @cie_bc. Your photo must get at least 25 likes to move on to Round 2.

Round 2: A panel of judges from our nominated faculty will determine the final winners in each category.

Include the following information in the caption (instructions in #5.)

1. Title

2. Contest category (see above)

3. Your first and last name

4. Photo Location (country)

5. Include #PCBC18 Summer Fun (Title); Landscapes (Category); Faye Barry (First, Last); Gold Coast, Australia (Location) #PCBC18

Prizes:

First place winners will receive a gift card from a local business of your choice. Examples of prizes include gift certificates to Native Bagel, Noodle Nirvana, BC&T, Berea College Book Store, Papa Lenos, and Peace Craft.

Entry Rules:

  • Follow our Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/cie_bc
  • SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Submissions will only be accepted until November 9th at noon
  • Must have a minimum of 25 likes by November 9th at noon. Finalists from the CIE facebook contest will move forward to judging by CIE staff. Winners will be announced at Education Abroad Fair.
  • Each student may submit up to one photo for each category.
  • Photos must be from a study abroad, internship abroad or international volunteer program.
  • Pictures must not depict threatening, unlawful, indecent or disrespectful behavior.
  • Pictures must not contain nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

Judging/Voting:

• All complete submissions that are in compliance with our Entry Rules will move to the final round of judging on November 13th.

• Judging will based on creativity, originality, lighting, subject/interest, story/mood.

• The winning photos of each category will be announced at the Education Abroad Fair in Baird Lounge. All finalist photos will be displayed at the fair.

Education Abroad Providers

Below is a snapshot of the providers who often exhibit at Berea’s Education Abroad Fair: