Immersion Of Culture In The Dominican Republic

Sylvia Albeo Exercise Science Major Intercultural Communications and Ethnography in the Dominican Republic, spring 2017 This study abroad experience has enhanced my academic pursuits because it has opened my eyes, and has given me a different perspective on living and communication that I wouldn’t have had if I didn’t study abroad. To be more specific…

Living Like A Local In Utrecht

Maria McDaniel Major: Occupational Therapy Focus on Healthcare: Summer School Utrecht, Netherlands, Summer II, 2017. My trip to the Netherlands was one of the most exciting experiences I have ever had. I learned an incredible amount in my Healthy aging class that I took at Universiteit Utrecht, but I believed I learned an even greater…

Post Thailand Thoughts

Gerald Pirkola Integrated Supply Management Business and Culture in Thailand, Summer I 2017 1.) How did you do packing? How much did you take versus how much did you use? What did you use most and what did you not use at all? I felt like I did a pretty bad job of packing. Before…

Observations in Germany

Natalie Witham Major: Advertising & Promotion German Business and Culture, Germany Summer I 2017 Since I  arrived in Germany, there have been many culture differences. From the food, human gestures, the fashion, restaurant service and even the bathroom experiences. Germany has two foods, bread and sausage. Of course there are other things to eat but…

School in a Beautiful Land

Jack Fuller Majors: Accountancy and Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina, Spring 2017 In coming to Buenos Aires, I did not think the school would be much different than the classes that I had taken in the United States.  However, I could not have been more wrong.  Most of the differences are not good or bad, but…

Midterms in South Africa

Alexis Lenderman Majors: Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Leadership University of Cape Town, South Africa I have taken my midterms here at University of Cape Town, and they are set up much different than I am used to. Here, all of the exams are essay questions where the lecturer may give you 3-5 questions that could be on the exam…

First Experiences in Paderborn, Germany

Jesse Imanse Sales and Business Marketing University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany Spring Semester 2016 The Arrival The journey to Germany went smooth as one could hope for. None of my flights were delayed and to my surprise, I was upgraded to first class free of charge. The ample leg room and complimentary beverages made…

From German to English

Ciera Hines Special Education Intern in Kaiserslautern, Germany During the Fall 2015 semester, I completed my student teaching internship at Vogelweh Elementary School in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Vogelweh Elementary School is located on one of the largest military bases in Europe. During my time overseas, I taught students with disabilities in kindergarten through second grade. In…