First Days in Dublin

I arrived in Dublin at the lovely hour of 4:30 am after 10 hours of traveling (honestly longer, but we won’t get into that here). What is one to do at 4:30 am in Dublin when they can’t check-in to their accommodations until much later in the afternoon? After a much-needed nap in a comfy…

That’s a Wrap

  I can’t believe that two months have passed by so fast, I have learned so much during this time! As everyone is writing their last blog when they arrive back home to the US, I am writing my blog as I am back home in The Bahamas. Throughout my experience at The American Heart, I…

Communications Plan

Over the past few weeks, I have worked on multiple projects and I have learned quite a bit about different aspects such as event planning and marketing; I also learned a lot about non-profit organizations. I was given the opportunity to examine a small sized non-profit that is only located in Atlanta and also a large non-profit that seems to be all over…

Arrivederci Italia!

Wow oh wow!!! Working in Italy was such an incredible experience!! The Tuscan hills and beautiful views that I was able to experience daily was more than I could have ever imagined! My 3-week internship at Crociani Wines will be something I never forget! The culture I came into contact with was that of what…

Part One: In Review

Well, I wrapped up my initial dive into the world of Eastern European J-1 Visa students in the hospitality industry in the Ocean City, Maryland area. (Above: Sunset view from the back balcony at my grandparents beach house.) I’m excited at how well it’s been going and how easy it’s been to identify subjects. I…

A Little Help from the Fans and Oregon

Ciao! Hey guys! It has been a wonderful three weeks here in Montepulciano and I am truly upset that it’s almost time for me to leave. I am however walking away with so much new knowledge. While being in Crociani and working side-by-side with Susanna I have learned what it takes to own a small…

Strasbourg: Harvesting Information while Forging New Relationships

Unlike an internship, the dedicated public administration SEAM program focused on economic and environmental sustainability and development. Each day our group (Dr. Jerry Herbel and seven students) visited institutions that are important to Strasbourg’s history and their future as it relates to sustainability. Presenters and speakers delivered information, answered questions, and listened to comments made…