Interning Abroad

At this point in the semester, I am starting to look back on my first few weeks abroad and how those initial impressions have changed since then. Now that I’ve been at my internship for a couple months, it is easy to reflect on the transition process that I experienced as I entered the new…

My New Normal

I have tried not to face how quickly this semester is going by, but after completing my first weekend trip, it’s become unavoidable. I had off from classes this past Monday and Tuesday, so my friends and I traveled across the Rio de la Plata to Uruguay. We visited the old port-town of Colonia, the…

Mi Casa es Su Casa

At this point in my Spring study abroad program, I am starting to get into the swing of my new-normal. Throughout this semester, I will be living with a host family in a central  Buenos Aires neighborhood called Recoleta, which is known for the famous Recoleta Cemetery that houses the grave of Eva Perón. My…

Settling In

As I finish up my first week of classes, I find myself starting to settle into a new life in Buenos Aires. It’s hard to believe that I’m finally here! I’ve known that I wanted to do this program for over a year now, so it’s surreal to actually be in BA. Going to Pitt,…

Gearing Up for Buenos Aires

Hello! My name is Olivia Newport and I will be participating in the GBI: Buenos Aires program in Spring 2019. I am a Junior pursuing a Marketing major, Digital Media certificate, and International Business certificate with a concentration in Spanish. Outside of class, I am involved in the Pitt Chapter of the American Marketing Association,…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Spring 2019!

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 Spring 2019 Pitt Business Student Bloggers: Spring Bloggers Meet the GBI…