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1997-2017: A Look Back at the Year GoAbroad.com Started

Feature - Thursday, 20 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  GoAbroad has officially reached its 20 year anniversary! That’s right: in the age of furbies, chokers, and the beginning of Bill Clinton’s second term, an international educator named Troy Peden had the bright idea to digitize program catalogs. That idea has grown and evolved into what you see you…

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Announcing the 2017 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalists!

Feature - Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 0 Comments

  After extensive review and consideration, the GoAbroad Team is pleased to share the finalists of the 2017 GoAbroad Innovation Awards!   The GoAbroad Innovation Awards Academy will vote to determine the winner for each of these awards (excluding People’s Choice & Student Video which go to a public vote)….

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2017 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Nominations Now OPEN [Deadline Passed]

Feature - Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 0 Comments

Innovation in Diversity

  GoAbroad and STA Travel are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 GoAbroad Innovation Awards. Deadline for award nominations is Monday, April 3rd, 11:59pm MST. Categories for 2017 awards include: Innovation in Diversity Innovation in Marketing & Digital Media Innovative New Program (Internship, Study Abroad,…

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Introducing Emma: GoAbroad’s Win the World South Africa Winner

Feature - Friday, 27 January 2017 - 0 Comments

  Team GoAbroad is happy to announce our third annual Win the World winner, Emma Neely! As part of the Win the World prize package, Emma will be participating in several meaningful travel programs in South Africa. Keep reading to learn more about what Emma is looking forward to most….

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GoAbroad Scholarship Winner Reflects on Experience in Guatemala

Feature - Sunday, 15 January 2017 - 0 Comments

  In May of 2016, Poudre High School student, Liana Price-Foster, was awarded a scholarship for a 10-day trip in Central America. In August of 2016, Liana went to Guatemala with her scholarship that was sponsored by GoAbroad.com, Walking Tree Travel, and the City of Fort Collins. We met with…

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Meet Caitlin: A Meaningful Traveler Headed to Ireland!

Feature - Thursday, 1 December 2016 - 0 Comments

*Note: After publication we were sorry to learn that Caitlin will be unable to participate in this particular opportunity. We wish her the best and hope that she’ll be going abroad again soon! Details on the new Stint Ireland winner will be posted soon. In Fall 2016, the GoAbroad team…

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Don’t Miss Win the World South Africa!

Feature - Monday, 28 November 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re incredibly excited to announce our third annual Win the World competition! This year’s winner will be headed to South Africa to enjoy the following: Participate in an English teaching volunteer program designed to educate and empower in Limpopo, South Africa with Volunteering Journeys Up to 4 weeks volunteering on…

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NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2017 🙁 Do you give unsolicited travel advice to people who don’t have a passport? Are you looking to get your foot in the door of the exciting world of travel writing? Do you get excited about researching meaningful travel experiences around the world?…

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What is the GoAbroad Meaningful Travel Manifesto?

Feature - Monday, 26 September 2016 - 0 Comments

GoAbroad Meaningful Travel Manifesto

“The idea of travel has excited me ever since I picked up my first kids’ book about a traveling rabbit and his (mis)adventures abroad. Since then, I’ve learned that ‘travel’ can mean many things to many people; I didn’t want to advocate for tourism. I wanted to take a stance…

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Zoom in on Culture Photo Contest Winners

Feature - Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 0 Comments

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  For the GoAbroad Zoom in on Culture Photo Contest we asked our networks to share how they’ve preserved memories through photos that depict cultural moments from international travels — in a meaningful, respectful, and inspiring way. We were impressed by the response and were proud to announce the finalists last…

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