CANTON, NY - Germaine E. Garcia of Union is participating in a St. Lawrence University off-campus study abroad program during the Spring 2018 semester.

Garcia is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in computer science. Garcia attended Union High School. Garcia is studying abroad at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Nearly three-quarters of St. Lawrence University undergraduates study abroad, with nearly two-thirds of students studying abroad for a semester or longer. According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, St. Lawrence ranked No. 15 in the "Leading Institutions by Institutional Type-Baccalaureate" category.

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The Princeton Review also ranked St. Lawrence 15th for Most Popular Study Abroad Programs in its Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition, while Best Choice Schools named St. Lawrence University one of the top-20 colleges in the nation for study abroad opportunities.

About St. Lawrence University:

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. Visit www.stlawu.edu.