A Farewell to One of My Favorite Cities

The past six and a half weeks went by so quickly but also in that short time London became ‘home’ to many of us. I was able to meet so many great people and make some of the best memories through this study abroad program. I gained so much more from this program than I…

120 Hours of Interning Later…

  Settling in to a new home and a new job/internship is hard, even more so when you’re abroad and know nobody at your new workplace. All of my friends I had on this program were all about to go through the same experience which was kind of nice to know that each of us…

“Change Here for Piccadilly Line”

It’s been three weeks since I arrived in London, and that means three weeks of commuting throughout the city, and unlike most people, I quite enjoy this part of my daily routine. London has many forms of transportation, whether it’s the tube, the over-ground, buses, boats or bikes, anywhere you want to go, there’s a…

Home Sweet Camden

“So where are you staying?” This has been one of the number one questions people have asked me when they find out I’m studying abroad in London. It follows the classic ‘where are you from?’ that many locals have asked right away when I start talking (clearly a British accent isn’t a given having a…

Looking Forward to London

Hi everyone! My name is Gemma Skidmore and I am currently a Sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I plan on majoring in Accounting, Business Information Systems and Supply Chain Management while pursuing a certificate in Leadership and Ethics. While this seems like a lot to take on, I plan on graduating with 150 credits…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Summer 2019!

Welcome to the Panther Study Abroad Program! Panther Program Blog Overview The University of Pittsburgh’s Panther Programs are offered for all students covering almost every academic major. Each Panther Program scholarship recipient participated in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with friends, family, and prospective students. Meet the Summer 2019 Pitt Business Student…

Forever Thankful to Cochabamba (…and Gustavo for returning my suitcase)

The Global Service Learning: Bolivia Program was an absolutely amazing experience and I can’t believe this is the final blog and that next week we will be turning in our final report and presenting our final presentation. There are still so many memories from our week abroad that we all recount randomly whether its in…

Get the Passports Ready…T-minus 6 Days!

Its officially this week…I can now say that in less than 7 days, our group will be traveling to Bolivia for our service-learning program and getting the chance to see first-hand the work that CEOLI is doing along with Amizade. That’s crazy! However, with the departure date quickly approaching, it is important to keep in…