Study Abroad Stories

Feb 27, 2020

Meet Jaren Baluyot

Program and Location: Summer, United Kingdom: Intro to Animal Behavior and Veterinary Physiotherapy; Shropshire, England Major/Minor: Animal Science Why did you choose to study abroad? Coming into college, I recognized study abroad as an opportunity to grow as an individual […]

Feb 27, 2020

Meet Natalie Perkins

Program and Location: Fall, IES Abroad Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain Major/Minor: Horticultural Science- Landscape Design Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad for a semester, because my mom studied abroad when she was in college and […]

Feb 27, 2020

Meet Kadin Peterman

Location and Program: Spring, Stellenbosch University; Stellenbosch, South Africa Major/Minor: Paper Science Engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I choose to study abroad because I enjoy learning about new parts of the world and being exposed to other […]

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 […]

Feb 10, 2020

Meet Samantha Aiken

Program and Location: Fall, Poland: Global STEM Semester; Poznan, Poland Major/Minor: Microbiology, Anthropology; Forensic Science, Global Health Why did you choose to study abroad? I thought I wouldn’t be able to study abroad because all of the study abroad programs […]

Feb 5, 2020

Meet Ashley Souza

Program and Location: Spring break, Galapagos Islands: Equatorial Zoology and Medicine; Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Major/Minor: DVM candidate Why did you choose to study abroad? I studied abroad in undergrad and loved it. It was the best decision I ever made, […]

Feb 4, 2020

Meet Thomas Carrington

Program and Location: Summer, Exploring Culture and Education in China; Beijing, Shanghai, and Suzhou, China Major/Minor: Elementary Education Why did you choose to study abroad? Studying abroad was something I had always wanted to do. I had the opportunity to […]

Jan 21, 2020

Meet James Roche

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term Fall 2019, University College Cork, (Cork, Ireland) Major/Minor Business Administration Why did you choose to study abroad? To expose myself to a completely different environment and to see what it’s like living in a […]

Jan 8, 2020

Meet Thabani Mtsi

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term Fall 2019, Stellenbosch University, (Stellenbosch, South Africa) Major/Minor Civil Engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I had studied on my campus for 5 years and I wanted to experience a different geographical, […]