Pitt in Spain 5 – Takeaways

Hola! Things are getting a bit busy for me (finals for my June classes are on Tuesday) but I’ve set aside some time to give you three salient thoughts about my experience here in Spain so far: Spanish stage fright is real: One of the things I’ve been slowly training myself out of is the…

Last Post from Santiago, Chile

Hola a tod@s! Since Chile is in the southern hemisphere and therefore on a different school schedule, I still have a month and a half of classes ahead of me. That said, this is an excellent time for me to reflect on my experiences here and how they have changed me. The past few months…

A Cambridge Spring

Spring has arrived in Cambridge, and Cambridge’s famous cows have returned to the city commons from their winter barns.  Cows have been grazing on Cambridge’s public parks, or “Commons” since the 12th century, and there is no doubt who’s in charge when they cross your path as you walk or cycle to a class.  Watch…

Food Insecurity, the Built Environment, and a New Chapter

The past year conducting research with the Community Research Fellowship has been extremely eye-opening and rewarding for me. I had the opportunity to become involved with a diverse set of experiences related to the research I conducted, as well as explore new avenues for this research. Food insecurity is a multi-dimensional issue, and this research…

Cheers London!

London has been a dream come true and truly a once in a lifetime experience, and this is all thanks to the support from the donors, my family, friends, and everyone else who supported me throughout this journey. During my time in London, I have been fortunate enough to see myself grow academically, professionally, and…

FCCT Wrap Up

SOLO PROJECTS: Trail Town Assets and Business Corridor –  My work for the business corridor consisted of gathering additional assets for Connellsville that did not appear on the Fall 2021 asset map. Some of these places include additional eateries, a bakery, historic places to see, and shopping outlets.  To gather an idea of what Connellsville…

CURF 3: Looking back and looking forward

Hi everyone!   I hope your semesters are wrapping up nicely. I’m currently studying abroad in Chile so mine started at the beginning of March and will go on until mid-July. That said, what an amazing journey this semester with its combination of study abroad and research has been. And the best part for me is…

FCCT Wrap-Up: To Connellsville and Beyond

My experience interning with the Fayette County Cultural Trust has been most fruitful, and I accomplished more than I could have imagined while also taking on a load of 18-credits. I managed my time and completed various projects in timely and organized fashions. A list of the projects I worked on and completed is:  Created…

Living In Dubrovnik

Hello! I have now been in Croatia for two months and so far I am loving the city of Dubrovnik and my new everyday life here. The food is fantastic and it has been such a privilege to explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik and its history without the large crowd of tourists that arrive…