Study AbroadTales from the Field
Today the curtain closed on an amazing study abroad experience. The pace of the program was intense. A 3-day orientation in Barcelona and then 31 days full throttle in an experiential program designed to exploit the learning opportunities to the maximum possible....
After our last weekend in Barcelona, it was time to come together for our last week in the Barcelona classroom. Our first session on Monday was with Karen Smyth. She previously worked with the students during the first week of the program which you can read about...read more
Thursday was our last content class as this week is project development, completion, and final presentations. Since it was our last day of discussing the material, experiences, etc. as a class, it was critical to bring together all the information, excursions, and...read more
As part of the nutrition-related part of this program, students completed a project in a day process. Students got up early to get to their designated Barcelona community markets across the city. 6 groups of 3 were given the task of observing, visualizing, assessing...read more
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. -Lao Tzu While this journey was not a thousand miles, it was without a doubt the most physically challenging activity I have ever done in my life and this comes only a week after hiking the Costa Brava. I also...read more
Hiking Montserrat Natural Park was no easy accomplishment. Our task was to hike the mountain up to The Monastery of Montserrat. When heat is combined with the increase in altitude, it puts a lot of strain on the body. Upon arrival, I was feeling overwhelmed that we...read more