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TFAS Welcomes Summer 2014 Students To Washington, D.C.

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On June 7, more than 330 students arrived in Washington D.C. ready to jump into the experience of living, learning and interning in the nation’s capital.

For the next two months, these students will attend upper level classes on economics, journalism, business, politics, international affairs and philanthropy taught by professors from D.C.’s prominent colleges and universities. Students will work at a variety of D.C. institutions to gain substantive professional experience. They will also attend briefings at the U.S. Department of State, the World Bank, Capitol Hill, the Federal Reserve and The National Press Club to name a few. They will also tour famous D.C. sites such as George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Newseum, the Smithsonian Museums and more. See what the 2014 class is up to in real time, by following the #TFAS hashtag on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

Summer programs in D.C. include the Institute on Economics and International Affairs (IEIA), the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES), the Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ), the Institute on Business and Government Affairs (IBGA) and the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS) and the Legal Studies Institute (LSI).

Helping students navigate D.C. and the busy schedules this summer are the TFAS Program Assistants. Meet them below:

Pat DiFrancesco (IEIA 13)
College: Allegheny College
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Sarah Meirose (ICPES 13)
College: Augustana College
Internship: Safari Club International
Hometown: Quincy, Illinois

 

 

Kari Travis (IPJ 12)
College: Taylor University
Major: Professional Writing
Hometown: Jordan, New York

 

Joel Troutman (IBGA 13)
College: Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Major: Business Management
Hometown: Flemington, New Jersey

Kristin Underwood (IPVS 13)
College: Oklahoma State University
Major: Strategic Communications
Hometown: Idabel, Oklahoma

 

 

 

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