Thomas Kinter: Post 4

  Thomas KinterLearn Russian in the European UnionDaugavpils, LatviaSpring 2022 The time I spent in Latvia was one of the most valuable experiences in my life. I made great friendships with both my fellow students from America and with the people of Daugavpils who taught me so much and made my life there so rich. Unfortunately, my time there was cut short when the school cautiously determined that it would be best for me to leave a country so close to Russia as the war in Ukraine grew. While I understand the decision, it is an understatement to say that […]

George Langhammer: Post 1

George A. LanghammerH-SCAlcala de Henares, SpainMay Term Abroad 2022 First Impressions After a bumpy overnight flight, our class arrived in Madrid at 8 am on Wednesday, May 25th. We are studying at the Universidad of Alcala in Alcala de Henares, a city about 45 minutes from the center of Madrid. The city is full of history and was founded in the 1st Century BC by the Romans. We were all immediately struck by how much of the city’s past is preserved through the architecture. However, we did not have too much time to admire everything because we had to meet […]

Connor Brooks: Post 1

Connor BrooksH-SCMunster, GermanyMay Term Abroad 2022 We made it! First week in Münster was packed with things to do, faces to learn, and new sights to see. Dr. Johnson took us all over the city on Sunday pointing out all the important landmarks in the city and places we should spend time at. He noted several of the best restaurants and bars that students in previous years found themselves in quite often. He taught us about Münster and how the city tends to run. He added that cars are the least of your worries when walking about the city, the […]