Hidden History to Modern Pride

Applied Mathematics and English Professional Writing major Ashley Conway '23 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She created this piece as a part of her Summer Scholarship, Creative Arts, and Research Project (SCARP) titled Travel Writing: Capturing British Culture through Prose and Image.  I declare / That later on,... Continue Reading →

Journeying to the Top of Glastonbury Tor

Journalism major Faith Morrow '24 attended the Regional Writers of England May-Term Faculty Led Experience in May 2022. She wrote this piece as a part of her 2022 SCARP project titled "Sharing Personal Cultural Experiences Through Travel Writing." Thousands of people must have climbed this hill before me, and thousands more will. I begin my... Continue Reading →

Ethical Travel—A Study Abroad Responsibility

Studying abroad can be one of the most expansive learning experiences during our time at college. Whether we travel for a semester, May term, or summer, innumerable opportunities for us to grow as students and people await. Participation in these experiences, though, necessitates a certain responsibility—one in which we must be educated, ethical, and respectful... Continue Reading →

My Florentine Gelato Expedition

I had a bit of a gelato problem when I studied abroad in Florence, Italy; I'm not going to deny that. Not exactly ice cream and not exactly Italian ice and yet not exactly frozen yogurt, gelato is a singularly delicious standout among frozen desserts, and I was lucky to have access to it in... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Language Barriers in Germany

This is an excerpt from a larger piece for the Honors Program at Elizabethtown College. In it, Samantha shares some of the difficulties she faced and overcame during her year in Marburg, Germany, including the transition from using her German skills in a classroom to applying them in everyday life. Although I wanted to study abroad... Continue Reading →

Finding My Path in Spain

This is an excerpt from a larger piece for the Honors Program at Elizabethtown College. In it, Sara shares about her transformative study abroad experience in Valladolid, Spain, and how her time there led her to many important revelations about her future. Though some may say the notion of studying abroad as an experience completely... Continue Reading →

Studying and Working in France

This is an excerpt from a larger piece for the Honors Program at Elizabethtown College. In it, Jack shares many of his in-class and out-of-class experiences from his year abroad in France, first in Paris and then in Strasbourg.  I took a few different courses in Paris. Firstly, I took a general course in French... Continue Reading →

Wandering and Wondering in Florence

My name is Grace Gibson, and I am a senior English literature major and biology minor at Elizabethtown College. In the spring of 2019, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. I detailed the beginning of that experience in a blog post for CIS Abroad. Despite anxieties about going abroad and difficulties in the application process,... Continue Reading →

Reflections on a French Experience

Liuba Miranosava '20 is a junior accounting major. After graduation, she intends to get her CPA and work as a public accountant. Liuba had the opportunity to study abroad and selected Strasbourg, France as her home away from home, because of the unique opportunities to attend a French university and live with a host family. As... Continue Reading →

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