Building Architecture in Switzerland

Even though my primary objective of attending the global perspectives program is to learn more about the challenges and opportunities of higher education, I also got a wonderful chance to study the architecture of the buildings in Switzerland. I have seen small residential buildings, university building and residence halls, churches and some other historic buildings. … Continue reading Building Architecture in Switzerland

Sounds of GPP’16

The Global Perspectives Program is an intellectually stimulated and academic enriching experience.  GPP is about growth, both personal and professional.  It is a social and community or relationship building experience including elements of sharing space, finding place, and communicating.  GPP … Continue reading

On the eve of returning…

Our days on this trip have been filled with seeing, listening, sharing, and walking. There has been a considerable amount of pushing and unlearning, asking and re-asking. It has been a constant practice of movement and I catch myself wondering, “is this real?’ and “how did I get here?” I believe it is worth noting […]

Eve of Departure: Global Perspectives Program!

May 20, 2016 I am so excited to be going to Switzerland and Italy! 10 years ago, I did a whirlwind (singing) tour of England, however I wish I had more time to take in the culture. This is a great opportunity for me to see (taste and feel) more of Europe and get a better […]

On the eve of departure…

It is hard to believe that after months of planning for study abroad, brainstorming research ideas, applying for travel visa’s (oh the interesting process…maybe another blog post soon), figuring out all the other details related to international travel, and learning about Switzerland (and a few other European countries)  and the various universities I will be […]

Suitable Clothing

There was really only one major item I needed to take care of before heading to Switzerland for the Global Perspectives Program: I needed to buy fancy clothes. Looking back, I’m not sure how I got this far with only one of my dad’s old suit jackets. Conferences aren’t that frequent, I suppose, and business … Continue reading Suitable Clothing