Take a Hike!

Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Kaely Montgomery and I feel incredibly fortunate to say that I will be participating in the Yellowstone Field Study Program this summer. The second I discovered this program my heart was set. I knew I had to find a way to make it happen. I am…

My Study Abroad Expectations

When I applied for college a few years ago, one of the most important considerations for me was quality of study abroad programs available.  As study abroad was one of the things I was most looking forward to in college, I had high hopes for my experience abroad.  Prior to departure, I was expecting a…

Pyrmont, NSW

During my time in Sydney, Australia, I had the pleasure of living on Pyrmont Street in Darling Harbor.  On Pyrmont Street is the Oaks Goldsbrough apartments is a building with a rich history and my temporary home.  Goldsbrough was built in the 1890s as a production and storage facility for the thriving wool industry in…

Om Swastiastu!

Hi all! For translation, “Om Swastiastu” loosely translates to “Oh God, I hope all goodness (safety, happiness and prosperity) comes from all directions.” This was one of the first phrases my friends and I learned on our spring break trip to Bali. This trip is at the very top of my list of the highlights of my…

Thucydides’ Freedom

I’m Siena Romano, a junior at Pitt majoring in Accounting and Business Information Systems and pursuing a certificate in Business Analytics, who soon will enjoy the rare freedom to dive into a new culture on the Islands of Greece.    Throughout my studies, I have prepared well to enter the business world with a solid footing.  I’ve…

Off to Central Europe!

Hello, my name is Matthew Lawhead and I’m a freshman at the University of Pittsburgh. I am pursuing a dual degree in Marketing and Film & Media Studies, with a certificate in International Business. It’s my goal to eventually work in the entertainment industry, whether it be film, music, or another sector. I am greatly…

My Third Trip Across the Pond (with Pitt Business)

  My name is Vincent Vallorani, I am a Senior Finance and Accounting Dual major within the University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration. I have completed a minor in Economics and a Certificate in Data Analytics for Business Management. I’m from a small town outside of Philadelphia Pennsylvania called Kennett Square. Kennett is a…

About to Czech out Central Europe

Welcome to the first of many blog posts with bad puns as the title! My name is Julia Podvin and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA until my family moved to Pittsburgh during the middle of my freshman year of high school. I instantly…

The Launch of a European Experience in the United Kingdom

Hello Everyone! My name is Gregory Banizs and I am a sophomore business student at Pitt. I am majoring in accounting and minoring in computer science. I plan on graduating from Pitt in a three year period and becoming a certified public accountant. To become eligible for the CPA exam one must complete 150 credit…