Final Thoughts on the Haller Global Honors Fellowship

As my fellowship comes to a close, I have an immense amount of knowledge heading into my first year at Pitt. Overall, the past two weeks have been a dive off the deep end into the world of real life problem solving with a real organization on the line.  Although not every class or club…

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…