Category Archives: Honors College

I Love Ecuador Already

By Zach Evans, Honors College Junior The following are excerpts from Zach’s original blog: Reflections of an Immersion in Ecuador.   ¡Hola a todos! For the academic year of 2014-2015, I will be studying abroad at Universidad San Francisco de … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: the DeBakey Summer Surgery Program

By Alyssa DaVolio, EC Scholar and Honors College Junior Over the course of eight weeks, I have had the great pleasure of participating in the Michael E. DeBakey Summer Surgery Program at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, part of the Texas … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: Living in the Heart and Hospitals of Argentina

By Shayna Mooney, EC Scholar and Honors College Senior 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 … Continue reading

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Summer Experiences: An Open Door Led to India

By Zoe Hinton, EC Scholar and Honors College Sophomore  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 … Continue reading

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Welcome to Australia: Remember that Everything is Borrowed

By Chris Thaxton, EC Scholar and Honors College Junior 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 … Continue reading

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