First-Generation College Student

Feb 10, 2020

Meet Shaun Gillie

Location and Program: Spring, Universidad San Francisco de Quito; Quito, Ecuador Major/Minor: Polymer and Color Chemistry and Spanish FLL Why did you choose to study abroad? Traveling has been apart of my life from an early age, so studying abroad […]

Feb 10, 2020

Meet Ariana Ferreira

Program and Location: Summer, Cuba: History, Environment and Culture in Havana; Havana, Cuba Major/Minor: Fashion & Textile Management Why did you choose to study abroad? I had been wanting to spend time abroad in a Spanish speaking country because, although […]

Jan 8, 2020

Meet LaQuan Allen

Program and Location: Summer, NC State Prague: Classic Summer; Prague, Czech Republic Major/Minor: Art + Design Why did you choose to study abroad? As a student of the NCSU College of Design, Study abroad is a requirement for Art+Design students […]

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Jordan Lunsford

Program and Location: Academic Year; Universidad Pontificia de Comillas; Madrid, Spain Major(s)/Minor: Business Administration (Finance concentration); Minor in Spanish Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to expand my horizons. I felt like it was a great opportunity […]

Nov 26, 2019

Meet Jaylan Paige

Program and Location: Summer, China: Operations and Human Resource Management; Shanghai, China Major/Minor: Paper Science & Engineering/Minor in Business Administration Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to study abroad trip since I’ve rarely had the chance to […]

Nov 18, 2019

Meet Trejin Hartsfield

Program and Location: Summer, Austria: German Language and Culture in Vienna; Vienna, Austria Major/Minor: Biochemistry Why did you choose to study abroad? I am taking German and I wanted to become really good at speaking it. Once I found out […]

Nov 18, 2019

Meet Carmen Bollman

Program and Location: Summer, Chile: Internship in Santiago; Santiago, Chile Major/Minor: Biochemistry Why did you choose to study abroad? Studying abroad has always opened doors for me for future job opportunities, and it is always fun. There is no better […]

Nov 11, 2019

Meet Oscar Mejia Barahona

Program and Location: Spring, Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute; Florence, Italy Major/Minor: Nutrition Science Why did you choose to study abroad? It honestly felt like a whim because I never thought I would study abroad. I am a first generation American […]

Nov 6, 2019

Meet Benjamin Trieu

Program and Location: Summer, Poland: Biotechnology; Poznan, Poland Major/Minor: Biomedical Engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to study abroad so that I could see a part of the world that I wouldn’t otherwise get the opportunity […]

Nov 6, 2019

Meet Dejanique Alexander

Program and Location: Summer, Ghana: Globalization, Culture, and Social Justice; Accra, Ghana Major/Minor: Master of Social Work Why did you choose to study abroad? I was motivated to study abroad because I had never been afforded this opportunity. I am […]