Lindsey Helms of Conway left for Italy Sept. 11 for a three-month semester study abroad at Harding University in Florence, according to a news release.
As part of the HUF curriculum, Helms, a senior early childhood education with a teaching licensure major, will spend the semester immersed in Italian culture. Students will have the opportunity to visit locations such as Pisa, Rome, Pompeii, Sicily, Siena and other historically significant areas. The group will be living together in a 16th-century villa much like a typical Italian family, cultivating new relationships with fellow students.
Students in the program have a full course load available to them taught by visiting Harding professors. The professors also travel with the students. The classes encourage exploration and interaction among the people of Italy.
Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,815 students and attracts more National Merit Scholars than any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece and Zambia. For more information visit www.harding.edu/international.