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WorldStrides Presents National Anthem at NCAA’s Final Four

Charlottesville, VA – 4/1/2017 – College basketball enthusiasts have been waiting for this weekend to watch the NCAA Final Four, and WorldStrides will have a significant hand in presenting the National Anthem at the Men’s and Women’s Final Four. WorldStrides has helped produce the National Anthem for the NCAA for the... Keep reading

Free Concert at Segerstrom Concert Hall to Commemorate Vietnam Veterans

Costa Mesa, CA – 3/23/2017 – Student music ensembles from high schools across the country will perform in a commemorative concert, Songs of Thanks, for the American veterans of the Vietnam War in Segerstrom Concert Hall. The concert, presented by WorldStrides OnStage, is scheduled for March 27 at 8 pm... Keep reading

Free Concert at Orchestra Hall to Commemorate Vietnam Veterans

Chicago, IL – 3/9/2017 – Student music ensembles from high schools across the country will perform in a commemorative concert, Songs of Thanks, for the American veterans of the Vietnam War in Orchestra Hall. The concert, presented by WorldStrides OnStage, is scheduled for March 20 at 8 pm and free... Keep reading

Announcing the Smithsonian University Travel Programs’ Global Faculty Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – February 1, 2017 — Global perspective is the brass ring in higher education today. In a society that moves fast, students must be prepared for the realities of an increasingly connected world – whether studying anthropology, zoology, or any field in between. To help college and university... Keep reading

WorldStrides Announces Appointment of Anish Rajparia as Chief Operating Officer

(Charlottesville, VA) – WorldStrides, the nation’s largest educational travel and study abroad organization, announces that Anish Rajparia has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Rajparia will be instrumental in helping WorldStrides achieve key goals of expanding programs to reach more students domestically and internationally. Rajparia comes to WorldStrides with over 20... Keep reading

6000+ Students To Witness the 2017 Inauguration with WorldStrides

August 11, 2016 — The 2017 Inauguration promises to be a historic affair, and more than 6000 students will get to see it for themselves, thanks to WorldStrides, the nation’s largest and most trusted educational travel provider, and the Smithsonian Institution, the largest museum and research complex in the world.... Keep reading

WorldStrides Awarded Re-Accreditation from World’s Largest Agency

Charlottesville, VA -- The nation’s largest educational travel company, WorldStrides, received a glowing review and subsequent re-accreditation as a school from AdvancED, the largest accrediting organization in the world. On the 400-point Index of Educational Quality (IEQ), WorldStrides scored a 366, while the average for programs of a similar format is... Keep reading

WorldStrides Joins the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad Initiative

WorldStrides Capstone division commits to increasing access and global reach for faculty-led study abroad May 11, 2016 – WorldStrides Capstone division has joined the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans to gain international experience through study abroad programs. This is one of more than... Keep reading

WorldStrides Announces New University Partner for Academic Credit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  – March 31, 2016 — WorldStrides, the nation’s largest and most trusted educational travel provider, is proud to announce a partnership with the University of California, San Diego Extension, which will allow students to earn college credit after participating in one of WorldStrides’ travel programs. This relationship is... Keep reading

WorldStrides and Explorica Join Forces

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - January 8, 2016 - WorldStrides, the largest educational travel company in the United States and the leading experiential education provider, has acquired Explorica, Inc. of Boston, Ma.  Explorica is one of North America’s premier student travel companies, providing innovative international travel programs for more than 35,000 U.S. and Canadian... Keep reading