Tag: Study Abroad

Welcome Back to a New Year!

Martha Donnelly—Hello, again! I am back to writing on this blog twice a month to give you insight into my life here at The College at Brockport. It is the end of August and classes are in full swing now for the Fall semester which is crazy to me. I don't know about anyone else … Continue reading Welcome Back to a New Year!

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

Kayla Green—Europe is indescribable. It's breathtaking, captivating, colorful, and exciting. It's everything. Despite my inability to describe it in simply words, I'm going to try, because it was the best experience of my life. Ever since I was a prospective student at Brockport, I heard all talk about the study abroad program. How it's the … Continue reading Indescribable: My Study Abroad Experience

The Best Thing For You

The Best Thing For You

Eliza Zachowicz—Though some of you may know if you are subscribed to my YouTube Channel, I am currently abroad in the beautiful city of London, England. However, before I arrived at the University of Roehampton, my mom and I decided to have an adventure of our own. Since she had never been to Europe, she … Continue reading The Best Thing For You

This is CNN

This is CNN

Kayla Green—This past fall, I made the decision to apply for internships in Washington D.C. for the upcoming summer. I applied to over 20 internships after I was accepted, and had been anxiously checking my email for responses since January. There was one in particular that I wanted most, one that's always been my #1 … Continue reading This is CNN

ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

Whether studying at 1 am or rolling out of bed at 10; living on campus or off; working, writing, eating, or hanging out with friends, our bloggers' stories are all pieces of a busy day in Brockport student life. They captured the action throughout the day on November 20 on Twitter using #bportlife, to create … Continue reading ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

Marie Fischer—It's crazy to think that this time last year, I was being accepted to study abroad at the University of Maynooth in Ireland. I was so ready to get out of Brockport and see all the new things that this world had to offer me. Little did I know when I got back, just … Continue reading New Horizons; Old Stomping Grounds

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

  Shay Harris—As my third year comes to an end, I've been reflecting on the 2016-2017 school year. In doing so, here are a few lessons that I've learned a lot from: Do things that scare you. This school year I was able to present some research at Brockport's Diversity Conference. My presentation was on the lack … Continue reading Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

Five Things I Learned Studying Abroad

Five Things I Learned Studying Abroad

  Shay Harris—I have a pretty vivid memory of my youth. Once when I was on a bus with my mother, she told me about a flight she took to visit family down south. As she spoke I remember looking toward the sun and squinting my eyes so that rainbows flared in them. What I … Continue reading Five Things I Learned Studying Abroad

A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14

A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14

We're at it again! Throughout the entire day on Monday, November 14, the bloggers will share the details of their day on Twitter using #bportlife. Follow the hashtag and use it to send them your questions and comments. It’s your inside look at a day in the life of Brockport students. What do you want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14

Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis

Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis

Alumni Spotlight We’ve asked some of our Winging It alumni to let us know what they’re up to these days. Here, Michele Pettis '14 reminisces about her inspiring study abroad experience in New Zealand, and how it prepared her to move out of state for a new job. Watch for more of these features in … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis