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Category: Global Experiences

Selfie in SA - SA was Hectic, Man! - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Oct 26, 2020

SA was Hectic, Man!

Environmental Science student Elizabeth Francis had the opportunity to study abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa. While she was there, she was able to experience a completely different culture, meet new people, and get out of her comfort zone. To read more about her experience, click here. 

Bella Vassos Headshot - Pura Vida - Studying Abroad in Costa Rica - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 28, 2020

Pura Vida – Studying Abroad in Costa Rica

Bella Vassos is a Conservation Biology student who studied abroad in Costa Rica. Not only did she enjoy her new learning environment at school, but she also got to experience the biodiversity of Costa Rica by visiting beaches and going hiking. To read more about Bella's experience, click here. 

Jessica Chastain on a Mountain - Want the Birding Experience of a Lifetime? Go to Ecuador! - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 27, 2020

Want the Birding Experience of a Lifetime? Go to Ecuador!

Jessica Chastain is a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology student with a Wildlife Biology concentration who got to travel to Ecuador last Spring. She visited various landscapes across Ecuador, from the Andes mountains to the Amazon basin. Because of this, she was able to see many different species of birds. 

Allie Temple in Africa - The Heart of Africa - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 26, 2020

The Heart of Africa

Allie Temple is a Paper Science Engineering and Chemical Engineering student who visited Rwanda over Spring Break. During her trip, her group helped introduce engineering to children in elementary school. Not only did Allie gain teaching experience, but she learned about the culture of Rwanda and connected with the people there. 

Becca Smith with a Mountain View - Rethinking Tourism - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 24, 2020

Rethinking Tourism

Environmental Sciences major Rebecca Smith traveled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to learn about sustainable tourism. During her trip, her group met with local entrepreneurs and learned about their businesses and experiences with the tourism industry. 

Julianna Grace Agnini on a Mountain - What It's Really Like Living With a Host Family (Spoiler: It's Awesome) - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 23, 2020

What It’s Really Like Living With a Host Family (Spoiler: It’s Awesome)

Julianna-Grace Agnini is a Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management student who lived with a host family during her study abroad in Costa Rica. As she got to know them, she began to think of them as her second family. Click here to read more about what her experience was like. 

Group Photo in the Snow - Ice Ice Daily - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 23, 2020

Ice Ice Daily

Lilly Humphries, a Paper Science and Chemical Engineering student, traveled with the Green Program to Iceland. Not only did she learn about renewable energy, but she got to see the amazing landscape and make new friends during her trip. 

Volunteering in Costa Rica - Cross-Cultural Connections in Costa Rica - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jul 21, 2020

Cross-Cultural Connections in Costa Rica

Kaitlin Bratt is a Sustainable Materials and Technology student who spent a week in Costa Rica. She learned from people in the Iroquois community about their businesses and culture, and she also got to visit sustainability-focused EARTH University. To read more about Kaitlin's experience in Costa Rica, click here. 

Yinan Ding - Wild Adventure in Ecuador - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Jun 19, 2020

Wild Adventure in Ecuador

Yinan Ding is a Natural Resources student who had the opportunity to travel to Ecuador during Spring Break. While her group was there, they were able to experience Ecuadorian wildlife, food, and culture. Read more about Yinan's trip here. 

Petting a Moose - Finland: The Heart of Europe - College of Natural Resources at NC State University

Mar 26, 2020

Finland: The Heart of Europe

Mawadda Almasri, a Sustainable Materials and Technology student, spent a semester studying abroad in Finland. The transition was difficult at first, but she ended up having an incredible, life-changing trip. Read more about Mawadda's time in Finland here.