Summer in Shanghai!

Hi everyone! My name is Myles Cooper and I am a sophomore in the College of Business Administration. I’m from West Chester, Pennsylvania which is about four and a half hours east of Pittsburgh. I’m a huge sports fan and Philadelphia sports are my favorite. The sport I like to watch the most is basketball,…

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…

Reflecting on Trinidad

One of the biggest lessons I learned from this global service learning experience is to take a second to slow down and breathe. Due to the fast pace of American life, we go throughout our day moving at one hundred miles per hour without ever taking a second to take a breath or decompress. For…

A Life Changing Experience

A noticeable cultural difference between the United States and Trinidad was the pace of the day. Trinis have a slow and laid back approach to their daily lives while in American culture, it is common to have a pace that is more catered to a schedule. It was difficult for the group to adjust to…

Challenges and Growth in Trinidad

As a supplement to the Global Service Learning course, each student receives a “Culture Smart” book specific to the country where the global service learning projects will take place. The Culture Smart books are a valuable tool for us because they give us insight and information about the cultural norms of the country. However, while…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring Break 2019!

Meet the Spring Break 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Break Bloggers Meet the GSL Bolivia Student Bloggers: Spring Break 2019 Bloggers: Nicholas Grimes | Cross Kotrozo | Holly Linder | Haley McArthur | Gemma Skidmore | Camryn Ward See all the GSL Bolivia blogs by clicking here. Meet the GSL Puerto Rico Student Bloggers: Spring…

Traveling to Trinidad

Hi everyone! My name is Myles Cooper and I am a sophomore in the College of Business Administration. I’m from West Chester, Pennsylvania which is about four and a half hours east of Pittsburgh. I’m a huge sports fan and Philadelphia sports are my favorite. The sport I like to watch the most is basketball,…