School is out for the semester, meaning San Diego State University students are packing their bags for summer study abroad programs. We’re delighted to introduce the new Be International study abroad bloggers for summer 2018!
Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Thailand
Sofia is a second year journalism/public relations major. She is traveling on the College of Extended Studies program Intercultural Communication in Thailand.
Kristen is a fourth year sustainability major and geography minor. She is volunteering in northwest Madagascar all summer doing forest conservation work through International Volunteer HQ.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Cheyanne is a third year public health major. She is volunteering in a special needs healthcare and food outreach program in Vietnam through International Volunteer HQ.
Lorise A. Diamond
Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic
Lorise is a fourth-year communication major, double minoring in sociology and honors interdisciplinary studies. She is on a 16-day adventure with the College of Extended Studies program Global Leadership and Diversity Identities in Santo Domingo.
Andrea is an international business senior. She is completing a two-month summer marketing internship with an ecotourism company in Ecuador.
Tiana is heading into her fourth year as a psychology major and women’s studies minor. She is studying abroad at Tbilisi State University through the College of Extended Studies program Issues of Gender and Identity in Georgia. She will stay for the remainder of the summer in Tbilisi to conduct research focusing on internally displaced women at the Tserovani Resettlement camp.
Holly is a trilingual fourth-year speech, language and hearing sciences major with an emphasis in American Sign Language and ASL interpretation. She will be studying in Dublin as part of the College of Health and Human Services course HHS 350.
Jennifer is a fifth-year transfer Spanish and speech, language and hearing sciences double major. She is studying at Marista University for the month of July.
London, United Kingdom
Anthony is a third year English major with an emphasis in teaching. He is traveling with the College of Extended Studies London Summer Program.
Alexis is going into her senior year as a hospitality and tourism management major with an emphasis in meetings and events operations. She is studying at East China Normal University over the summer.
Crystal is in her senior year as a double major in biology and psychology. She is studying at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) of the Barcelona Science Park of the University of Barcelona.
Marjon is an international student from the Philippines and fourth-year comparative international studies major. He will be participating in the two-week College of Extended Studies program Criminal Justice in China. He spent 12 years in Taiwan prior to his arrival at SDSU.
Sarah is a third-year biology major and psychology minor. She is studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong for eight weeks.
Amy is a third year international business major and finance minor. She is participating in a marketing internship in Tokyo.
Briana and Kiana Wiley
Prague, Czech Republic
Briana is a fourth year anthropology major and Kiana is a fourth year psychology major. They are traveling with the College of Extended Studies program Music and Culture in Prague.
Katie is going into her fourth year as a mechanical engineering student. She will be doing research at Nanyang Technological University.
Bryce is a third-year kinesiology pre-physical therapy major. He is spending two weeks this summer in Madrid teaching English and providing after-school programs through International Volunteer HQ.