You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! It’s Summertime, but SPC global engagement does not take a break! International Opportunities & Events for July 2018 include… Event Date Time Campus/Location Center for International Programs Global Literacy Contest Tues, July 3 12:00 – 2:00 pm Seminole … Continue reading Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP July events!
It is hard to put into words such a life changing adventure. I have so many feelings when I think about my Jamaica Study Abroad Program experience. I think about my classmates that I became so close to, my leaders that I have been so inspired by, and the amazing people that we met. Each … Continue reading Participating in the Jamaica Study Abroad Program, 1000 Smiles Project
Participating in SPC’s 2017 Jamaica Dental study abroad program was the most amazing, rewarding, and life-changing experiences I have ever had the pleasure of being a part of. Jamaica is such an amazing country with the most loving, compassionate, thankful, and happy people in the world. Just to see the way they live was so … Continue reading 2017 Jamaica Dental study abroad program = LIFE-CHANGING!
The opportunity to participate in the St. Peterburg College Jamaica Dental Hygiene 2017 Study Abroad program was a great experience. As a dental hygiene student at St. Peterburg College I do not think I could have asked for a better place to go and better patients to see. Jamaicans are extremely thankful for the work … Continue reading My Review of SPC’s Jamaica Dental Hygiene 2017 Study Abroad Program
“Sometimes I lay under the moon and thank God I’m breathing. Then I pray, don’t take me soon ‘cause I am here for a reason…” Those lyrics by reggae artist Matisyahu keep playing in my head again and again. The people of Jamaica have touched me in a way that is hard to put into … Continue reading I am forever changed: Jamaica Dental Hygiene Program
Wah Gwan! This study abroad opportunity to Jamaica was everything I could ever imagine plus more. This experience has hands-down been one of the best experiences of my life. Eight of my fellow dental hygiene classmates, myself, and our professor, Mrs. Krueger, have been working hard for the past nine months by gathering supplies, fundraising, … Continue reading Jamaica 2016! #OneLove
My heart is so full of love, happiness, gratitude, and emotion. I knew the day I was accepted to go to Jamaica study abroad that the trip would be life changing, but I never expected it to be as impactful as it was. On this trip, I … Continue reading Jamaica Study Abroad: Dental Hygiene
This was one of the greatest experiences of my life. Jamaica is a beautiful country and the people of Jamaica are amazing. They are welcoming, kind and happy. I feel like I gained much more than I have given. On my second day out in the field I had a fifty-year old man that had … Continue reading Better as a Clinician and as a Person – Natalie Coffman
My dental hygiene journey started about three years ago in Kansas City. At that time, I was a student at Kansas State University, planning on attending UMKC for Dental Hygiene upon graduation. That year, my sister decided to move to Chicago for college, and it prompted me to think, “If she’s doing it [moving away … Continue reading Jamaica Study Abroad: The Best Days of My Life
“Wah gwaan”, or “What’s up”, in the Jamaican Patwah language. Where do I even begin to describe how incredible this experience was? Let’s start from the beginning with the not so fun part of the story! Our team was originally scheduled to depart on October 1, 2016, but mother nature had something else in store … Continue reading Life-Changing Experience-1000 Smiles Project, Ochos Rios, Jamaica