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Celebrating Global Opportunities

With the development of the university’s award-winning Global Opportunities (GO) Program, Susquehanna’s newest graduation tradition has emerged. Graduates can purchase sashes representing countries in which they studied, adding colorful adornments to the traditional cap-and-gown attire.

On May 12, 484 studentsgraduated, with most wearing sashes reflecting the countries in which they studied. The Class of 2013 is the first to have entered Susquehanna under the cross-cultural requirement implemented in 2009.

GO Sashes

GO Sashes

The Class of 2013: Global Opportunities by the Numbers

Number Fact
39 Countries visited on GO Programs 
6 Continents visited on GO Programs
> 25,000 Days spent away from campus on GO Programs
174 Students who participated in a GO Long Program
295 Students who participated in a GO Short Program
33 Students who designed their own GO Your Own Way Program
> 4.1 million Miles traveled by air to and from GO Programs





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