Category Archives: Honors College

Summer Experiences: Living in the Heart and Hospitals of Argentina

By Shayna Mooney In July 2014, I traveled to Argentina to volunteer through International Volunteer Headquarters (IVHQ) and Fundación AFOS, IVHQ’s partner organization in Argentina. For two weeks, I lived in the small town of Villa Allende, in the center … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: An Open Door Led to India

By Zoe Hinton The required study abroad experience of the EC Scholars Program is a gift that can open a variety of doors. Some doors open to Ecuador and environmental sustainability, while others open toward Italy and art history of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Australia: Remember that Everything is Borrowed

By Chris Thaxton A reflection on power struggles and environmentalism during a semester in Australia. Today, a man from a local indigenous group gave welcomed us to Australia.  Traditionally tribes and nations would not intrude on the land of others without first … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: U.S. Golf Association Internship

By: Megan Woodlief, junior hospitality management major This summer, I had an internship with the United States Golf Association working at the U.S. Open Golf Tournament held in Pinehurst, N.C. As a rising junior hospitality management major with a concentration … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: Geology Studies in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

By: Lillian Howie, incoming freshman, intended geology major As an incoming geology major, I’m always looking for opportunities to get involved in the field and learn new things about the environment. This summer, I had the privilege of accompanying my … Continue reading

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