ACU students doing well in Mexico
For immediate release
June 17, 1999
Eleven Abilene Christian University students are studying
foreign languages in Torrejon, Mexico, this summer as part
of a new exchange relationship with Universidad Autonoma de
In the mornings, the students participate in 2-hour
language classes followed by 2-hour culture classes. In the
afternoons, students are taught different Mexican crafts and
Because there are no dormitory-style accommodations at
UAL, the students have the opportunity to stay with families
in the area or at a boarding house where native students
Dr. Harland Rall of the ACU foreign language department
says, "The students are doing well and having fun in their
new environment. They get to take tours around Torrejon,
and they are in the middle of putting together a small play
with only Spanish parts."
During their last week in Mexico, the students will be
joined by ACU professors Rall and Dr. Robert Brown. They
will have the opportunity to visit the interior of Mexico to
see historical sites of the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920.
"They will get to see the very roots of modern Mexico.
The students are having a very broad based cultural
experience that enhances learning and living," Rall said.
In July a group of five ACU business students will go to
Torrejon as part of a business studies exchange program.
These students are currently working in Abilene in pairs
with students from Torrejon.
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