And the Journey Begins…(Remotely)

Hi everyone! My name is Iris Quan and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am pursuing a major in Accounting and a minor in Chinese. I am from Easton, Pennsylvania but prior to moving here, I lived in New York City for the majority of my life. While at school,…

Working in Dublin (From Home)

My name is Aaryanna Dawson-Sarabia. I’m from Palos Verdes, California and I am a rising junior here at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt, I am in the College of Business Administration where I am pursuing majors in Finance and Supply Chain Management with a minor in French and a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics….

To The World…From My Computer

Hi everyone! My name is Shannon Wischerath and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am currently majoring in Accounting and Business Information Systems and am from Buffalo, New York. On campus, I am involved in PGN, a professional business organization and I am the Director of Fundraising for this upcoming fall…

Oh, the Places You’ll Go (Online)!

Hello everyone! My name John Balafoutas, and I am a rising Junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am currently pursuing a major in Finance, Accounting, and Business Information Systems, with a minor in Economics and a Certificate in Business Analytics. I am originally from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, which is a small town in South-Central Pennsylvania….

A New Adventure: Remote Edition

 Welcome to my blog! My name is Krishan Patel and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I’m from Hillsborough, New Jersey which is twenty minutes away from Princeton, for reference. I have lived in three different towns in New Jersey, a town in eastern Pennsylvania, a town in Belgium, and now,…

Exploring Florence and London remotely

I would like to introduce myself to everyone reading this. My name is Sarah Harmon, and I’m a junior at Pitt pursuing a double degree in Global Management and Political Science, a major in French, minor in Italian, and a certificate in Western European Studies. I am the communications chair for Pitt’s chapter of Habitat…

Adiós GSL Puerto Rico!

My global service-learning experience to declare the least has been nothing short of spontaneous, a truly whirlwind experience. Never would I ever have anticipated having completed our project with Caras in a remote location under complete lockdown amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. That said, my time in Global Service Learning left me with valuable key…

Transitioning GSL Puerto Rico to Zoom University amidst COVID-19

Oh my! It is incredible to think the rate at which the circumstances have drastically altered since my last blog post! The exact instance in which I recall that where I received the news that all the University of Pittsburgh canceled Spring 2020 study abroad, opportunities were eye-opening and shocking with a multitude of emotions…

T-5 Days Till Puerto Rico

         We are now in the home stretch until our departure to Puerto Rico. The time has flown by, and I can’t wait five more days till I can escape the thirty-degree winter weather of Pittsburgh. In exactly one week, our team will be assisting Caras con Causa to implement a marketing initiative for their…