Learn more about some of our featured alumni, their study abroad experience and what they did when they returned home for their Follow-on Service Project.
Home Institution: Western Michigan University
Living and studying abroad helps develop skills that are crucial to professional development.
Home Institution: University of Arizona
Country: South Africa
I became much better at understanding and working with people from different backgrounds and viewpoints and that has made me a much better communicator, helping me both professionally and personally.
Home Institution: Spelman College
Country: United Kingdom
I often give back to my community by speaking to high school and college students and try to emphasize the importance of travel to all young people.
Home Institution: Albright College
Gilman gave me the opportunity to expand my world views, travel to other countries, meet some of my best friends, and build skills preparing me for a career adventure of a lifetime.
Home Institution: Scottsdale Community College
What impacted my study abroad experience the most was learning to respect other peoples’ choices regardless of my own personal opinion.