Student Stories

  • July 30, 2015

    Daniel Oliverio, City Tech

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    There was never a moment where I felt like I was studying or in class, instead I felt like I was part of the human experience, learning from each moment.

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  • July 30, 2015

    William Murray, Lehman

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    …we learned how much of the indigenous people in Chile share a cosmovisión…that orients them toward ritualized use of ancestral land. The Mapuche are committed to land recovery fundamentally aimed at restricting environmental abuse and achieving justice…

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  • July 29, 2015

    Elenore Zuniga, CUNY BA/Hunter

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    With the help of a team of my classmates, people from my program, and kids at the school, this project was one of my most fulfilling moments as an artist, as a student, and in general as a human being.

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  • July 29, 2015

    Mariely Solano, Lehman

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    I have never felt so at home in a foreign country as I felt in India. Such a beautiful place filled with welcoming people, deep red skies, and an amazing sense of spirituality.

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  • July 29, 2015

    Habibat Shittu, City College

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    The people I met and studied abroad with, immersing myself into the culture, helping the community, AND playing the drums in Ghana was amazing.

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  • July 29, 2015

    Gisely Colón López, Brooklyn

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    Every day was a new adventure…even during the toughest days…

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  • July 29, 2015

    Elizabeth Jaeger, Hunter

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    It was an educational and spiritual journey that will shape me for the rest of my life…

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  • July 29, 2015

    Alexis Rizzica, CSI

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    I never want to come home!

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  • July 29, 2015

    Holly Kiang, CUNY BA at Baruch

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    These experiences were…formative in how to build a relationship with the community and encourage cultural exchange.

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  • July 29, 2015

    Susan M. Tsang, City College

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    Born in Hong Kong and raised in Queens from age five, Ms. Tsang is one of the few foreign experts authorized by the Indonesian government to conduct research on flying foxes in that country.

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