I met famous authors, saw inspiring art and architecture, attended plays and concerts, and made lifelong friends. I travelled to Mexico City, London and Greece for three different Jan Terms while at Austin College. Neither Jim nor I can imagine a more valuable legacy than making international travel accessible to students. We would like to see Austin College linked in people’s minds to travel opportunities. A large part of Austin College’s mission is to foster analytical thought, and such exposure to other people and places forces us to examine our own culture and values in light of foreign ones, often giving us a stronger sense of who we are and what we believe in.
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