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Date: May 06, 2010
Three Hofstra Honors College Students Accepted into the Amsterdam Program
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – As part of a student exchange program with the University of Amsterdam, Hofstra University has awarded three students the opportunity to spend a year studying European History and Culture at the University of Amsterdam for the 2010-2011 academic year. The recipients are three Honors College students, Christiaan Perez, Etana Jacobi and Kathryn Chlosta.
Christiaan Perez, who is from Antioch, California, and Etana Jacobi, who is from Hooksett, New Hampshire, are both political science majors. Christiaan and Etana are completing their duties as resident advisors. Kathryn Chlosta of Hamburg, New York is a business/economics major. All three recipients are sophomores.
In addition to the Honors students spending a full year in Amsterdam, the following students were also awarded a one semester scholarship for this study program: Nicholas Carbone, Teng Leong, Ryan Young (fall 2010), Michael Calabro, Brian Ross and Veronica Stroever (spring 2011).
They will receive Hofstra credit for courses in European history, geography, economics and political science, which are taught in English. For more information on the program visit: Hofstra.edu/Amsterdam.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.