Italy Student Blogger Study Abroad

Building Bridges and Understanding the Culture

"Everything we learn supplements each other as if bridges are being built in my mind. I learned how to say eggplant in Italian and then I’m cooking it in the kitchen. I planted fennel in the garden and then I’m understanding the food sovereignty of agroecology. I visited a local farm and then I’m asking farmers how the Common Agriculture Policy impacts their agricultural practices. More than half of what I’ve learned since being here was learned outside of the classroom among the farmers, their land, and its culture." Read More »

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Northern Ireland Student Blogger Study Abroad

My Look Inside the Northern Irish Peace Process Through the Lens of an Internship

"Observing how culture is taught to children in PUL communities is significant to me because of how some adults and scholars have spoken about PUL. I think it’s important for me to formulate my own understanding of the PUL community by debunking the many assumptions I have heard from others in and outside the community." Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study Abroad

Freedom and Transformation

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Zoe Quinn (she/her/hers) is HECUA’s student blogger for Art for […] Read More »

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Northern Ireland Student Blogger Study Abroad

AV’s Unofficial Guide to Managing Quarantine Longing

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. AV Lee-A-Yong is HECUA’s student blogger for the Conflict, Peace […] Read More »

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Northern Ireland Student Blogger Study Abroad

Time to Craic On: Working, Learning, and Having Fun at The Rainbow Project

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. AV Lee-A-Yong is HECUA’s student blogger for the Conflict, Peace […] Read More »

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Ecuador Student Blogger Study Abroad

Getting to know Quito

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Isaac Nelson is HECUA’s student blogger for Community Internships […] Read More »

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New Zealand Student Blogger Study Abroad

A Journey through Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Samantha Johnson is HECUA’s student blogger for New Zealand: […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Landscapes and Learning: Our Initial Residence at Corrymeela

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. AV Lee-A-Yong is HECUA’s student blogger for the Conflict, […] Read More »

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Study Abroad

Reflections from Ecuador: Decoloniality

Marissa Abara just finished her January Term with HECUA’s program Social and Political Transformation in Ecuador. She is a student at the University of St. Thomas majoring in Communication &  […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

Kia ora rawa atu Aotearoa- Many Thanks Aotearoa

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Naomi Clayton is HECUA’s student blogger this fall for […] Read More »

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