Abroad101 Student of the Week #32 – Wes Lindenmuth

Wes Lindenmuth-BrazilAbroad101 Student of the Week winner #32 is Wes Lindenmuth. Wes is currently a junior at the University of Cincinnati. He is a communications, Wes Lindenmuthbusiness, and information technology major who is looking to study abroad in Florianopolis, Brazil for the spring 2015 semester. He will be attending the Universade De Federal Santa Catarina, which is one of the top 5 universities in South America.

Wes is very excited about this opportunity because it will allow him to build international connections that are essential to his fields of study. While in Brazil, he will be specifically studying international economics and portuguese. Wes believes that understanding international business, as well as learning a new language, will be tremendously valuable to his academic development and professional versatility. And we couldn’t agree more! Check out Wes’ Fundraising Mission for his plane ticket to get him to Florianopolis here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Brazil, like Wes, visit the Abroad101 program page.

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #34 – Lydia Santoscoy

lydia-santoscoy-costaRicalydia-santoscoyAbroad 101 Student of the Week #34 is Lydia Santoscoy from the University of Texas at El Paso. Lydia is a junior, studying business (marketing to be exact). She has a strong passion for education and not only loves to learn herself but enjoys sharing the joy of learning with others. Lydia participates in many extracurricular activities such as dancing, painting, poetry and more. In the future Lydia wants to focus on teaching underprivileged kids throughout the world, in order to become more culturally sensitive. This will help her in the future a a marketer when she eventually attempts to market for green energy innovations.

Lydia is planning on studying abroad this coming semester and is headed to Heredia, Costa Rica and will be attending the world renowned university, Universidad Latina. This is one of the largest private schools in Costa Rica. She will be studying marketing (with a concentration in Latin American) while having the opportunity to experience a new culture. Lydia will be living with a host family and immersing herself in the Latin American culture. We think this study abroad experience is a great stepping stone to help her reach her ultimate goal of becoming a marketer for a green energy corporation (solar, wind, or green materials such as hemp) targeting Latin America! She has started a fundraising Mission to help with the cost of the expensive airfare needed for this trip. You can check out Lydia’s Mission here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to study abroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals and make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Costa Rica, like Lydia, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #33 – Aaron Hurd

Aaron Hurd-SpainAaron HurdOur Abroad101 Student of the Week recipient # 33 is Aaron Hurd, a sophomore at Colorado State University. Aaron is a political science major with minors in Spanish and Arabic. He enjoys many things such as baseball, soccer, and experiencing other cultures. In the future, Aaron hopes to accomplish many goals that range from attending graduate school to going into the intelligence field. Aaron has always dreamt of perfecting his spanish speaking skills and it looks like he has the opportunity to do just that by studying this spring at La Universidad de Alcalá in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. He’s one step closer to this dream with the help of our friends at Abroad101. Learn more about Aaron and his educational adventure by visiting his fundraising Mission here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to study abroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals and make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Spain, like Aaron, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #27 – Chandler Foster

Chandler Foster - LondonChandler FosterOur Abroad 101 winner #27 is Chandler Foster, a sophomore from the University of Oklahoma. Chandler is a marketing major with a minor in advertising and plans on landing a marketing job in a big city when she graduates. She is a member of many organizations on her campus including the sorority Alpha Chi Omega. Chandler is also very passionate about traveling and experiencing other cultures. Studying abroad has been a dream of hers since she was just 15 and and she has even planned her college career around studying abroad.

When Chandler was recently accepted into the ISA program in London, she was so excited she cried out of joy. She will be studying business classes at the University of Westminster for 6 months. With this program, Chandler will be able to achieve her goal of seeing the world and experiencing other cultures. She sees this opportunity as a way to set herself apart from other people and help her future career as a marketer. Chandler has worked two jobs to save up for this trip and has started a fundraising Mission to help her raise the rest of the funds she needs. You can check out Chandler’s Mission here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to study abroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals and make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in London, like Chandler, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #26 – Stella Chung

Stella Chung - GuatemalaAbroad 101 winner #26 is Stella Chung, a junior from The University of Southern California. Stella is a communication and political science major with a degree path that will have her earning her masters degree in public administration when she graduates. She is the design head for the non-profit organization – South Asian Rural Student Aid. On top of all of this, Stella volunteers at a school tutoring third graders.

Stella ChungStella wants to make an impact on the world in a very positive way, either through music or film. This past spring she volunteered with Alternative Spring Break in Guatemala. The experience was life changing for her and she’s been accepted to return again this spring! Check out Stella’s fundraising Mission here and let’s help her get back to Guatemala!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to study abroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals and make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Guatemala, like Stella, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #0031 – Grace Andrews

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Grace Andrews Abroad101 Student of the Week

Grace Andrews Abroad101 Student of the Week

This weeks Abroad101 student of the week winner is Grace Andrews from Colorado State University. Grace is a junior who is studying zoology with a minor in conservation biology. She has a love for all animals, is a member of the zoology club at her school, and her favorite subject is biology. Grace also likes to be outdoors, as she enjoys hiking, biking, running and playing sports. On top of that, she is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society and has made Dean’s List. Grace hopes to eventually get her masters in zoology and travel the world working with animals.

Grace has been given the opportunity to study abroad in Tasmania and work with animals, which we think could not be a better experience for her! She is looking forward to going and has even started a fundraising Mission to help finance some of the cost of her trip. You can check out Grace’s Mission here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Tasmania, like Grace, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #30 – Karly Eckes

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Karly EckesThis week’s Abroad101 Student of the Week award goes to Karly Eckes, a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Karly is an applied science major who plans on one day becoming a physician assistant. She currently works for Elite Medical Scribes where she is a medical scribe and gaining invaluable experience in the medical field. Once she graduates from UWS, she hopes to move on to a two year program at a PA school.

Karly has been given the opportunity to study abroad in Nicaragua where she will learn about health care in a foreign country. She is also excited to explore a new country and learn about the culture. You can check out Karly’s Mission here!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Nicaragua, like Karly, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #29 – Ashley Broadus

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Ashley BroadusThis weeks Abroad101 winner is Ashley Broadus from Georgia State University. Ashley is a senior who is studying TV/Film and hopes to continue working with this medium for the rest of her life. She has already started making her way into the world of TV/Film by being the post production lead/manager of her university’s television station. Ashley also is an aspiring artist, having an art minor and practicing a form of art called printmaking. On top of all of this, in her free time, Ashely draws comics!

Ashley has always wanted to study abroad and finally has a chance to do it. And what better place for an artist to go then to Europe, Florence to be exact! As a filmmaker and artist in her final year of college, basking in the culture of Europe for several months is just what she is looking for! We think this experience will benefit her future career, don’t you?! Check out her Mission here to learn more.

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Florence, like Ashley, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad101 Student of the Week #28 – Courtney Seyl – Studying in London England

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Abroad101.com Student of the Week, Courtney Seyl.

This week, our Abroad101 Student of the Week award goes to Courtney Seyl! Courtney is a sophomore at the University of Puget Sound with a double major in theater and psychology. Her passion for theater runs deep and she stays very busy at school by directing and designing lighting for shows! Her favorite part of theater is behind the scenes and she hopes to pursue a future career in directing, lighting, or dramaturgy. She does love her psychology courses though, so is also considering going to graduate school for forensic psychology or social psychology.

To help see if theater is the right carer choice for her, Courtney is planning on heading to London, England to study theater and theater history. She will be attending the IES London Theater Studies Program where she is hoping to enhance her skills in the theatrical world. Even though her trip is not until next fall we had to admire her determination to get ahead, which only proves to how badly she wants this experience. To learn more about Courtney and her goal, you can check out her Mission page here! Happy filming, Courtney!

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to #studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in London, like Courtney, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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Abroad 101 Student of the Week #0025 – Alexandra Van Cleef – Studying in Seville Spain

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Abroad101 Student of the Week, Alexandra Van Cleef

Our abroad 101 winner this week is Alexandra Van Cleef, a junior at Texas Christian University. Alexandra is currently double majoring in strategic communications and Spanish, with a minor in business. She stays very active at TCU, being an event planner for her schools student government, highly involved in the community service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, and as a resident assistant! Her future goals include a career in International Affairs, starting off in Washington D.C. in the State Department, and then eventually moving abroad to work on policy between America and other countries.

Alexandra has recently been accepted to study abroad this spring at UPO in Seville, Spain. This trip will not only enhance her Spanish speaking skills but also will give her the opportunity to travel Europe and explore various cultures. While in Seville she will also be matched with a local Spaniard who wants to learn English, this way they can both improve their language skills. We think this educational trip is a great opportunity for Alexandra and can’t wait to see her adventures! You can check out Alexandra’s fundraising Mission here.

The Abroad101 Student of the Week initiative awards a student who created a Mission for a study abroad program on GoEnnounce with a donation to their fundraiser. Learn more about this partnership from Abroad101 CEO Mark Shay and GoEnnounce co-founder Melissa Davis here.

We’re making weekly donations to #studyabroad fundraisers! We hope you can help us assist these students in reaching their goals to make their travel dreams a reality. Visit here to help with this mission. To find out more about studying in Seville, like Alexandra, visit the Abroad101 program page.

Stay tuned for our next Abroad101 Student of the Week!

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