Category: Study Abroad

SPC student commits to public health career after study in Jamaica

Contagious happiness and generosity inspires long hours of service during study abroad in Jamaica. -Veronica Vazquez, SPC Student, Jamaica Dental Program, October 2018 The trip to Jamaica was a huge learning experience. From the initial brainstorming sessions for fundraisers until the last day of the trip, we had to learn how to capitalize on our … Continue reading SPC student commits to public health career after study in Jamaica

SPC high school students enjoy language and cultural differences in Canada

Examining the shape of a snowflake, tasting French-Canadian specialties, and discovering breathtaking places during study abroad in Canada. Discovering Montreal and its history – Julianna Pettey, SPC High School Student, Canada Program, January 2019 Bonjour! I just got back from an amazing trip to Montreal and Quebec. Coming from sunny Florida, arriving in Montreal was a … Continue reading SPC high school students enjoy language and cultural differences in Canada

SPC students increase Spanish fluency through immersion course in Spain

Communicating in Spanish while exploring historic towns during study abroad in Spain. The history and culture of Spain – Angela Mclenan, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019 Studying abroad in Salamanca is more than learning Spanish. It is an adventure deep into the history and culture of Spain from the people who know it best!! From … Continue reading SPC students increase Spanish fluency through immersion course in Spain

SPC student’s community service met with love in Jamaica

Applying concepts learned at SPC to serve a community in need becomes a heartwarming experience during study abroad in Jamaica – Elizabeth Cornelius, SPC Student, Jamaica Dental Program, October 2018 Being selected for the Jamaica Study Abroad Program was one of the best things that has ever happened to me. From start to finish, it was … Continue reading SPC student’s community service met with love in Jamaica

SPC student explores historic architecture during excursions in Spain

Traveling abroad for the first time and learning language, history, culture, and a wedding dance during study abroad in Spain. – Makennah LeMay, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019  My experience in España so far has been unforgettable. This being my first time traveling alone or outside of the country, I was a little nervous, but … Continue reading SPC student explores historic architecture during excursions in Spain

SPC student inspired by tea ceremony and colorful temples in Japan

In awe of architectural splendors and calming traditional rituals during study abroad in Japan. – Cierra Howard, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 When I was approved for the Japan study abroad program, and received the email that I was awarded a scholarship, my eyes instantly filled with tears. This helped ease my burden so I … Continue reading SPC student inspired by tea ceremony and colorful temples in Japan

SPC students offer dental hygeine in Jamaican clinics, return inspired

Applying learned skills in local communities inspires career-path satisfaction and two-way gratitude during study abroad in Jamaica. A humbling, life-changing experience – Julaine Moya, SPC Student, Jamaica Dental Program, October 2018 I will begin by saying that my participation in the dental hygiene study abroad program in Jamaica was life changing. It was a totally humbling … Continue reading SPC students offer dental hygeine in Jamaican clinics, return inspired

SPC student observes animal life, learns desert farming techniques in Israel

Studying scorpions, catching rain water, and honoring an Israeli hero during study abroad in Israel. – Christopher Sorhage, SPC Student, Israel Program, May 2019 After enjoying the sun rise and the view from the over look into the Ramon crater, we all headed back to the hostel to get ready for the day and eat breakfast. … Continue reading SPC student observes animal life, learns desert farming techniques in Israel

SPC student finds peace at the top of Mount Komagatake in Japan

Exploring cultural heritage, visiting a shintō shrine, and leaving a mountaintop marker during study abroad in Japan. – Johnathan Yong, SPC Student, Japan Program, May 2019 Our experience in Japan was a week long but one day resonated with me the most. Over the trip, there were many soaring highs and a few lows, but I … Continue reading SPC student finds peace at the top of Mount Komagatake in Japan