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Study Abroad: The Rinker Center for Experiential Learning

David and Leighan Rinker, with the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, have established the Rinker Center for Experiential Learning (CEL). The center provides an engaged, academic travel study experience for students. Educational benefits of the program include understanding the history and culture of the country visited as well as increasing employability.

You will learn to appreciate the cultural expressions of the country, including artwork, literature, languages, religion and architecture, as well as living as a Christian student abroad.


Popular semester abroad programs:

  • London (see below)
  • Italy (see below)
  • Chile
  • Paris
  • New Zealand
  • Oxford
  • Edinburgh
  • Uganda
  • Prague



Previous Travel Study trips have included:

  • Athens, Greece
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Berlin, Germany

Contact Us

PBAabroad Office
Okeechobee Hall 108
(561) 803-2544

Rinker Center for Experiential Learning Website

Semester in London

Spend a semester in London through PBA's Study Abroad programs.

Travel to the Center of Europe with a group of PBA students, accompanied by a PBA faculty member. Enjoy group excursions and be enrolled at London's only campus University,  University of Roehampton, London's only campus university. U of Roe has a broad range of expertise across the areas of education, arts and humanities, human and life sciences and social sciences. 




Semester in Italy

Enjoy all Italy has to offer alongside a group of other PBA students! While enrolled at Lorenzo de' Medici School, engage in comprehensive academic program, experience hands-on coursework in art restoration, design, film and archeology and more. Choose from semester programs in Florence or Rome, or choose the 3-Cities-in-One program (Rome, Tuscania and Venice). You will also make strong connections to the community and have opportunities for community projects, get involved in student clubs,  local businesses, government and festivals for various academic activities.