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Horton to visit Spain as part of CCU program

Chloe Horton, a marketing pre-major from Camden, will be among 10 Coastal Carolina University (CCU) business students who will travel abroad to Spain during spring break to compare and contrast business practices in foreign markets around the globe.

Horton and the other students will visit two major European cities -- Madrid and Barcelona -- to learn socio-economic techniques.

Students will also visit Spanish organizations such as Santander, one of the world’s largest banks. Additionally, students will take in sights like the Royal Palace and Prado Museum in Madrid, and Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach.

Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 73 major fields of study. Among CCU’s 25 graduate-level programs are 21 master’s degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and the doctorates in education and marine science: coastal and marine systems science. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, communication and psychology. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.

More than 10,600 students from across the country and around the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 160 student clubs and organizations.

Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.

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