Posts Tagged ‘student’
Oglethorpe student missing off Costa Rican coast
Officials at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta say a student is missing after he was caught in a riptide off the coast of Costa Rica. In a news release, officials say junior Erik Downes, who’s from Florida, traveled to Costa Rica with students and faculty as part of an ecological study abroad trip.
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Movistar’s Amador attacked by thugs on training ride
Movistar racer Andrey Amador is recovering in a hospital after muggers beat and left him unconscious in a Costa Rica riverbed over the weekend in an apparent robbery of his new Pinarello Dogma 60.1s bicycle. Amador, 24, was on his final training ride of 2010 when thugs poured out of two passing vehicles near the Costa
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Panasonic to Fund Scholarships for Students Attending EARTH University
Panasonic announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show a commitment of $ 200,000 for scholarships to EARTH University. Atlanta, GA and Secaucus, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 Panasonic Corporation of North America and Panasonic Corporation announced today a commitment of $ 200,000 to provide full, four-year scholarships for three students at EARTH University. The three …
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Body of missing student found in waters off Costa Rica
The body of a Cape Coral man who went missing during a study trip to Costa Rica through his university was located Friday. Erik L. Downes, 20, a junior at Oglethorpe University, was found in the waters off of Playa Pinuelas, Costa Rica.
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Student Found Dead Off Costa Rica
A student who disappeared off the coast of Costa Rica during a study abroad trip has been found dead, the school announces.
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Costa Rica Coast Guard searches for Cape Coral student
Erik Downes, originally from Cape Coral, was on a study abroad program in Costa Rica with classmates from Oglethorpe University. According to reports, he was swimming with a group in the Pacific Ocean Jan. 4, when they got caught in a riptide.
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Cape Coral man reported missing in Costa Rica
A Cape Coral man, a student at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, has been reported missing in Costa Rica. Officials with the school say he was part of a study abroad program there.
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