A Stonehill College student was injured in a bicycle accident while studying abroad

A Stonehill College student was injured in a bicycle accident while studying abroad

                A Massachusetts university student studying abroad in Europe was seriously injured in a bicycle accident last week.  The accident involving Stonehill College student Lauren Rauzio occurred on March 17 in Spain, according to a statement issued by the private Catholic college in Easton.  He sustained serious injuries in the crash, including traumatic brain injuries and multiple fractures requiring multiple surgeries and intensive care, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help cover medical expenses.  The GoFundMe page also states that Rauseo is in critical condition and in a medically induced coma.  “Campus Ministry recently held a prayer service for her recovery,” the statement from Stonehill College read.  “The Stonehill College community is praying for Lauren’s full recovery and offering support to her family.”  Paris France.  Rausio, an English and communications major from Londonderry, New Hampshire, had been working on improving her knowledge of French while studying in Paris.  According to Stonehill College, Rausio was living with a host family and another student from Tennessee.  “I think studying abroad helps me become a more worldly person,” Rausio told Stonehill in February.  “I meet a variety of people from different backgrounds and learn about new languages ​​and cultures. I am also working hard to become more fluent in French. I have dedicated eight years to learning the language and I am very passionate about learning.” The Gilman Scholarship is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State American, which works to strengthen peaceful relations between the United States and other countries.  Approximately one in four Gilman Scholarship applicants are selected for a scholarship.  Stonehill College said the US State Department will offer just 3,000 scholarships to students across the US this academic year.
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                <strong class="dateline">Easton, Massachusetts –</strong>                                           <p>A Massachusetts College student studying abroad in Europe was seriously injured in a bicycle accident last week.

The accident involving Stonehill College student Lauren Rauzio occurred March 17 in Spain, according to a statement from the private Catholic college in Easton.

Rausio suffered serious injuries in the crash, including a traumatic brain injury and multiple fractures that required multiple surgeries and intensive care, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help cover medical expenses. The GoFundMe page also states that Rauseo is in critical condition and in a medically induced coma.

“Campus Ministry recently held a prayer service for her recovery,” a Stonehill College statement read. “The Stonehill College community is praying for Lauren’s full recovery and offering support to her family.”

Last month, Stonehill College announced that Rauso received a $3,000 scholarship through the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman to help support her study abroad experience in Paris, France.

Rausio, an English and communications major from Londonderry, New Hampshire, had been working on improving her knowledge of the French language while studying in Paris. According to Stonehill College, Rausio was living with a host family and another student from Tennessee.

“I think studying abroad helps me become a more worldly person,” Rausio told Stonehill in February. “I meet a variety of people from different backgrounds and learn about new languages ​​and cultures. I am also working hard to become more fluent in French. I have dedicated eight years to learning the language and I am very excited about learning it.”

The Gilman Scholarship is administered by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which works to promote peaceful relations between the United States and other countries. Approximately one in four Gilman Scholarship applicants are selected for a scholarship. Stonehill College said the US State Department will offer just 3,000 scholarships to students across the US this academic year.

                                </div>        (tags for translation) Boston News 

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