SPARTANBURG, SC (readMedia) - Wofford's Interim is a time for exploration and experiential learning away from the rigors of traditional academic courses for students and faculty alike. Students may choose from a variety of on-campus courses, professional internships and research projects, study abroad opportunities or their own independent study project, approved and guided by a faculty advisor. More than 200 students chose to study abroad during Interim 2014.
Area students that studied abroad included:
Hayes Lanford, class of 2015, is from Greenwood, S.C. Lanford studied abroad in Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia.
Natasha Rudy, class of 2014, is from Greenwood, S.C. Rudy studied abroad in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Martin Watkins, class of 2016, is from Greenwood, S.C. Watkins studied abroad in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Taylor Masters, class of 2014, is from Greenwood, S.C. Masters studied abroad in Rome, Italy.
John McAlhany, class of 2016, is from Greenwood, S.C. McAlhany studied abroad in Santiago, Chile.
Philip LeRoy, class of 2016, is from Greenwood, S.C. LeRoy studied abroad in Bonaire.
Keller Pitts, class of 2014, is from Greenwood, S.C. Pitts studied abroad in Bonaire.
Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1,600 students in Spartanburg, S.C. Wofford ranks 7th nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study abroad. Home to one of the nation's 280 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford's historic 175-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum. Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.