Student Stories


Alexandra Hart, South Africa

Alexandra Hart and four other students pose for a group photo in South Africa

Alexandra combined her passion for business with her passion for service in a study abroad experience in Cape Town. Learn more.

The Americas

Amanda Lipke, Montreal, Canada

Group photo of Kolodzik Business Scholars in Montreal

A faculty-led trip to Montreal encouraged Amanda to try new things, provided networking opportunities, and allowed her to experience a North American city with a European atmosphere. Learn more.

Jackson Burton, Monteverde, Costa Rica

Group photo of Lindner students in Costa Rica

Jackson experienced the natural wonder of Costa Rica and used his Business Economics background on a Sustainable Economics study abroad journey. Learn more.

Erin Glossop, Querétaro, Mexico

Photo of Erin Glossop in Queretaro, Mexico

Erin fused her International Business and Marketing studies with her passion for language and knowledge of Spanish on a study abroad trip to Mexico. Learn more.

Kalea Lucas, Querétaro, Mexico

Photo of Kalea Lucas in Queretaro, Mexico

Kalea learned the proper customs and etiquette for doing business with Mexican partners and clients, and immersed herself in Mexican culture in Querétaro. Learn more.


Ashley Colbert, Milan, Italy

Ashley Colbert and a friend in a busy town square in Milan, Italy

Ashley combined her Marketing background and her interest in fashion, studying international luxury retail in one of the fashion capitals the world. Learn more.

Brooke Motsinger, Bilbao, Spain

Photo of Brooke Motsinger overlooking the water in Bilbao, Spain

Brooke studied the language and culture of the Basque Country while teaching English to first and third graders on a USAC Semester Exchange in Bilbao. Learn more.

Samantha Markle, United Kingdom

Photo of Samantha Markle in an enclosed balcony overlooking London

Samantha's first trip abroad was a faculty-led program in London, where she explored the cultural features of one of the world's most international cities. Learn more.

Lindsey Sweatland, United Kingdom

Lindsey Sweatland and four other students standing in front of Stonehenge in the UK

Lindsey's early career experience in the United Kingdom helped her hone professional skills, encouraged her to step outside her comfort zone, and gave her new perspectives on the world. Learn more.