Combatting Sex Trafficking in Spain & Morocco With Kirsten Queoff

“Learning how to understand and be comfortable in uncomfortable situations helped me, and I learned from them” — Kirsten Queoff In this interview we hear about Kirsten’s “GLOBAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING IN SPAIN AND MOROCCO TO COMBAT SEX-TRAFFICKING” faculty led program. The interview is different from any other interview I’ve conducted on The Study […]

Deciding To Learn Spanish in Spain With Luci Bessinger

“They experience life as it comes instead of planning and organizing like we constantly do here in the United States. It has definitely changed my perspective since I’ve been back” — Luci Bessinger  When it comes to learning a language there is no better way than to immerse yourself. Luci Bessinger did just that, and from what […]

Jamie Fleming On The Importance Of Study Abroad

 “One of my biggest passions for sending students abroad is opening up their perspectives and their world views to see that maybe there are other ways of thinking about things” – Jamie Fleming  SHOW NOTES  Why Jamie decided to study abroad [0:47] Three different locations! (but be aware of the challenges) Rolling up her sleeves […]

Stefanie Walsh and Michael Bittinger On Why You Should Study Abroad More Than Once

In another Study Abroadcast first, Michael Bittinger and Stefanie Walsh give a dual interview as advisor, and student, respectively. They both have stories, they both give encouragement, and they both agree that you should study abroad more than once, and give practical advice on how to do so in this episode.  SHOW NOTES Finding a program that […]

Gilman Recipient, Sue Ronquillo On International Education

Sue Ronquillo is a Gilman award recipient, and current study abroad advisor at California State University – Monteray Bay. She’s got an incredible story and was nice enough to spend some time with me to share it.  Thanks again, to Sue and CSMB, you were great throughout this entire process.  SHOW NOTES Sue’s role at […]

Indiana University’s Sarah Eiden on Living And Learning Italian

“I’m definitely more open minded and patient with people who have a different world view than I do” — Sarah Eiden A lot of people study abroad to sharpen their language skills, but Sarah Eiden went to become professionally proficient. 👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆 That sentence is merely scratching of surface of what a phenomenal trip she had. […]