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Lyon students to study in Japan

BATESVILLE, Ark. -- Lyon College student Josephine Hammersley is going to participate in the Japanese Summer Program at Akita International University this summer. Lighla Whitson and Tiffany Thiessen will be traveling to AIU in Japan in August to study there for the fall semester.  

Hammersley is a senior at Lyon College and majors in history and English. Whitson is also a senior majoring in anthropology and history and minoring in Japanese and religion. Thiessen is a junior and majors in anthropology. She plans to minor in Japanese. 

Lyon College established an exchange program with AIU in 2005 and has accepted 20 students from AIU. In the past, four Lyon students studied at AIU. AIU has an exchange program with 119 colleges and universities all over the world, and in spring 2010, 119 international students were studying at AIU.

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