Study Abroad Stories

Nov 26, 2019

Meet Brenden Drumm

Program and Location: Summer, Chile: Sustainable Design; Santiago, Chile Major/Minor: Design Studies/Landscape Architecture Why did you choose to study abroad? It was part of the program and I was able to fund it through scholarships and financial aid. What did […]

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 Jena Phillips

Program and Location: Summer, Qasid Arabic Institute; Amman, Jordan Major/Minor: Political Science and Arabic Language and Literature Why did you choose to study abroad? I love to travel and NC State provided me with the opportunity to attend one of […]

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 11, 2019

Meet Soha Raja

Program and Location: Summer, Botswana: Public Health and Communication; Gaborone, Botswana Major/Minor: Nutrition Science/Microbiology Why did you choose to study abroad? To be able to travel is a privilege. I chose to study abroad in order to gain a deeper […]

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 […]

Nov 6, 2019

Meet Lian Farruggio

Program and Location: Summer, China: Plant Resources, Ecology, and Culture; Various locations, China Major/Minor: Horticulture and Psychology Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad because I wanted to learn more about plants in countries other […]