Students share their first images from abroad as they embark on explorations of 3 different countries over the next 3 weeks. These students have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity and preparing to go abroad for a while, and their time has finally arrived! Hannah Koutishian, our Benjamin Gilman Scholarship recipient, shares from Prague, Czech Republic:
Brianna Barbarise is our 1st recipient of the new Sister Mary Catharine Sullivan Award for Global Education, and she’ll be heading abroad to Ecuador for a course this January. Read more in this article: New Study Abroad Award Gives Flight to Student’s International Teaching Career Goals – Georgian Court University, New Jersey
Georgian Court University’s nursing students are preparing and eagerly awaiting their trip to Ghana. Students will leave for ten days on January 6th and provide healthcare for underserved communities. We have just divvied up our donations and are ready to go in less than one month.
By Tyler Pushko: Being able to paint a watercolor with Rainbow Tse was such a fun experience. I always love to get some type of souvenir from places that I visit. Since this was a virtual tour, I am thinking of this watercolor of the marketplace view as my souvenir from this travel experience. I know that with covid restrictions lifting actual travel
“I liked seeing the differences between Hong Kong and the US and how the Octopus card is a huge thing. I also liked seeing a different side of Hong Kong between city and more rural.” “Seeing all the fresh food along with all the festivals and views was my favorite part! The octopus card is
By Sloane Pasini: Cheung Chau was my favorite place so far. It’s small, more quiet, and has a lot of nature, hiking, and overlooks the water. Out of the places we’ve seen so far this is somewhere that I’d like to visit. I found it interesting that the island and streets are so small that