Making my way around Stockholm

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden Directions are not my thing. Many people are born with this great sense of direction…not me. When I arrived in Sweden I was very worried that trying to navigate my way around would be impossible. To my surprise,…

Resfeber

Christina Chizmadia Major: Textile & Apparel Studies: Fashion Merchandising Minor: Event Management Program: Regents University, London UK Growing up in a small town an hour north of Detroit, there was not much change that happened. You saw the same people every day, drove by the same stores, and encountered the same events year after year….

Sweden, Here I Come!

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden How does one decide pick up from their everyday life and travel to a foreign country for months at a time? Well, for me, it was something that I had wanted to do since I was about 10…

Pre-departure fears: Will I get lost in Italy?

Brittney Wojcik Major: Marketing Minors: Textile and Apparel Merchandising & Spanish Program: CIMBA, Paderno del Grappa, Italy I feel as if traveling is just a part of who I am. I have been fortunate to be able to regularly go on family vacations growing up, giving me a value of experiences in different locations. However,…

En Route to Costa Rica

Zander Bunner Public Relations Major Veritas University, Costa Rica Spring Semester 2017 January 7, 2017 As I sit in these uncomfortable airport chairs awaiting one of the biggest adventures of my life, I realize how important it is to be appreciative of the long journey it took to finally arrive at this moment. Since Junior…

Don’t be afraid to try new things!

Maheen Gill Undergraduate graduate summer 2016- Organizational Communication Summer 2016- July through August La Universidad de Cantabria- Santander, Spain Spanish conversation, Spanish grammar, Spanish history and culture When the thought of studying abroad ever came to my mind, I just thought that it wasn’t “for me”.  I didn’t think that I was qualified, experienced, brave…

Elections, Bartering, and Communication in Ghana

Guest Writer: Stephanie Vernier Majors: Food/CPG Marketing & Supply Chain Management Program: Business and Culture in Ghana Duration: Summer I, 2016 While studying abroad with Dr. Mumuni I got to experience what going to college in Accra, Ghana would be like from our tour of the college there. Although classes were not in session because…

Celebrating Christmas Abroad

Darcy Boyea English and Japanese major Doshisha University, Japan Academic Year 2016-2017 Every year, at least person says, “It’s not about the presents, it’s about the presence”. As I got older, I would agree more and more with this statement, but I would still except multiple presents. This year, though, I received two presents (one…