Last Blog for the Haller Fellowship

Here we are, with the last blog for this program. However, its only fitting that I am starting this blog after getting a flat tire coming out of a Walmart during a Thunderstorm. I guess thats 2020 for you. I think we should start at the beginning of the fellowship. My early expectations for the…

Hail to Haller !

Earlier this year, before I even decided that I wanted to attend University of Pittsburgh, I received a letter in the mail about the Haller Global Honors Fellowship. After opening the letter, I told all my friends that I might go to Dublin this summer and be able to meet incoming freshman before even going…

Waving Goodbye to Ireland – The Virtual Way

Well, this is it. We’ve played all four quarters of the Haller Global Honors Fellowship, and now it’s time for the game recap. And what a game it was. Reflecting on my entire experience throughout the last two weeks, I can honestly say I’ve had an outstanding time and have come out with a whole…

Final Thoughts on the Fellowship

Prior to the digital Haller Global Honors Fellowship, I honestly went into it not knowing what to expect. I figured it would be a fairly entertaining and interesting experience before school and that it would be good to practice learning via Zoom as well as practice writing a college-level assignment. After all, what else was…

Leave Meeting: The End of My Haller Experience

Wow, my time in the Haller Global Honors Fellowship really went by in a flash. I can say with confidence that these past two weeks have been the highlight of my summer. Despite all of the changes to what the program was supposed to entail as a result of the current pandemic, all of the…

End of the Road: Haller Edition

We’ve finally come to the end of the road. This year’s Haller Global Honors Fellowship is officially done. I had no preconceived ideas as to what the fellowship would entail other than working with an international company. Yet, as I reflect on the experience, different thoughts come to mind.  First, I have to point out…