Nick Gozik, director of the Office of International Programs, is leaving Boston College after eight years to serve as the next dean of global education at Elon University in North Carolina, according to an Elon press release. Gozik, who will begin his new role in January of the coming year, said that BC will announce…
Boston College canceled all of its study abroad programs for the Spring 2020 semester on Monday, according to an email sent to students scheduled to study abroad next semester from Office of International Programs Director Nick Gozik.
The Office of International Programs is planning to move forward with its scheduled programs for the Fall 2020 semester, according to an email sent to students enrolled in the fall programs.
After making adjustments to the study abroad application process last year, the Office of International Programs (OIP) will no longer require students to list a fall program on their study abroad applications and will now ask students to list six programs, instead of three, when they apply.
A panel of students and professors reflected on their time spent in summer programs in Croatia and Chile as part of the third day of International Education Week.
“Without gathering students’ opinions regarding such established institutions within BC, even marginal changes may face unnecessary retaliation, which would prove unnecessary given adequate student input.”
The Office of International Programs is still working to improve its already successful study abroad programs with outreach events such as the study abroad fair.