Until Next Time

The semester is drawing to a close, and it will likely prove to be one of the most difficult times in modern history. For many, the first part of 2020 has been filled with uncertainty, frustration, and disappointment; as a Pitt student enrolled in the GSL Bolivia program, these are especially true. The uncertainty regarding…

Greetings from Zoom!

Just over three weeks ago, I thought I was going to spend my spring break in Bolivia. Today, I write to you from my house. No, not my place in Oakland; my childhood house. As I wrote to you in my previous blog, we were days away from departing for Bolivia. Actually, it was 4…

Now Boarding: Cochabamba

After months of coursework, preparation, and uncertainty, the in-country experience is finally here! We leave for the in-country part of the project in Bolivia on Saturday, and I could not be more excited. Just a few months ago, we were not even sure that the trip would proceed because of political instability within Bolivia and…

Now Where? (Bolivia)

Spring break is often filled with trips to Florida or other tropical destination, but my spring break I will be traveling to Cochabamba, Bolivia, to participate in a Global Service Learning project. My name is Justin Torhan, and I am a sophomore in Pitt’s College of Business Administration. I am majoring in both Marketing and…