CofC the World- Spring 2022

The Center for International Education wishes everyone a great start to the Spring 2022 semester. CIE has welcomed our new exchange and degree-seeking students this semester, including our first two students from both the American University in Cairo and University of Stirling. Despite ongoing challenges created by the pandemic, Fall 2021 was a successful semester where some normalcy returned to the CIE. We hosted an in-person study abroad fair on…

My Experience in Trujillo by Jarred Kinloch

*Written Spring 2020* My name is Jarred Cooper Kinloch and I am currently studying abroad in Trujillo, Spain. I am a Senior majoring in International Business with a minor in Spanish. I choose this major/minor because I have a passion for international studies as well as wanting to further my proficiency in Spanish. The goals that I have set for myself include practicing with the locals, learning about their culture,…

Thanksgiving in Italy by Emily Turner

Thanksgiving always hits me like a ton of bricks. Every year, this holiday of turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes gives me more nausea and anxiety than my uncle’s inflammatory comments at the dinner table. It has absolutely nothing to do with the holiday, and rather its proximity to the culmination of the semester and my absolute nightmare: finals week. Every student returning to campus after Thanksgiving break knows what…

Exploring Brighton and Beyond by Jimeace Bonaparte

Life in England has been amazing. Unfortunately, my semester abroad is coming to an end. Living in Brighton for nearly 3 months allowed me to adapt to a new way of life, and I’ve enjoyed my experience. Brighton, and England in general, is a beautiful place. The terrain is very hilly but filled with green pastures all around the outskirts of the different cities. Traveling is a major aspect I…

A Taste of Home and a Taste of Greece by Matthew Titzler

October was not as chaotic as September, but it was just as busy. Taking four classes on one day contributes to this busyness, along with trying to plan as many weekend and day trips around Athens, mainland Greece and the islands as possible. A stress reliever of mine is indulging in the local cuisine. As a mentioned in my previous post, the αντικριστό from Crete was my favorite food I…

Copenhagen, Denmark by Taia Mendenhall

Hej! My name is Taia Mendenhall and I am a senior majoring in Biology, currently located far from home! I am originally from Santa Cruz, California but I am currently studying BioMedicine abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. If I were to list some facts about Denmark, you’d need no convincing of why it’s ranked the second happiest country, only behind Finland. I’m going to list some cool facts about Denmark anyways,…