Experiential Learning in the United States and Beyond

A graduating senior reflects on how her international experiences on campus at Elon University and abroad offered her a tremendous opportunity to grow personally and prepare for her next step: a career in communications.

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West to Key West

Veteran travel writer, Marshall S. “Mike” Berdan, shares his Top 10 sites to see while traveling the 113 miles on US1 from Key Largo to Key West.

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Stacie Berdan Launches New Go Global Video

Inspiring video created for K-16 students, educators, administrators & parents about the importance of developing a global mindset — and HOW to do it.

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A Travel-inspired Gift-giver’s Guide for Globetrotters

Guest blogger, Morgan Abate, a soon-to-be graduate of Elon University, offers up some good gift ideas for the globetrotting friends and family in your life.

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A Brief Q&A on Study Abroad-related Costs

In response to a reporters’ recent questions, I provided answers, but my version didn’t quite make it into the abbreviated Q&A.

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Study Abroad Could Be So Much Better

I’m a big supporter of study abroad, but we must help students prepare for it, experience it, and return better for it. Colleges have a big role to play.

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Now Available! A Parent Guide to Study Abroad

Hot off the presses, this guide is packed with practical information written specifically for parents who can champion study abroad as an essential component of a child’s education.

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Raising Awareness: People on the Thai-Burmese Border

My daughter, Betty Berdan, is going to Thailand in March, where she will volunteer at the Burma Children’s Medical Clinic and a local school. She is raising funds to donate to the organization. 100% of her donations go to the people in need living on the Thai-Burmese border.

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Satellite Campuses and the Study Abroad Experience

Last week I was invited by the New York Times “Room for Debate” to contribute my opinion on whether global universities help or hurt higher education. My response is below.

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Media Praise for Raising Global Children!

Raising Global Children continues to receive praise from language learning experts.

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