The American Global UGRAD Participant

The American Global UGRAD Participant

The American Global UGRAD Participant by Courtney Cummings Courtney joined the Global UGRAD End of Program Workshop to assist with the needs of Milica Knevic, a participant from Serbia who uses a wheelchair and currently atttends Wright State University.  The following article is Courtney’s reflection of her time with the Global UGRAD students.   I met Milica through work. I was/am …

Global UGRAD Alumni Meet Up in Almaty, Kazakhstan by Will O’Roark

I had the opportunity to travel to Almaty, Kazakhstan and Dushanbe, Tajikistan at the end of September. Prior to joining World Learning, I spent several years living and working in Central Asia and Eurasia. I had worked as a university administrator at a number of institutions in Kazakhstan, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English in central Kazakhstan, and …

Through the Eyes of Our Roommates

The Global UGRAD Program is a transformative experience not only for its participants, but also for their roommates. Read on to learn more about how living with a Global UGRAD has impacted their lives! The roommate of Be Moua, Lewis-Clark State College: Be and I have been roommates for about eight months. Be is from Laos, and I am from Grangeville, Idaho. I …

Introducing New Team Member: Ariel Klein

The Global UGRAD Team is pleased to welcome to its newest member, Ariel Klein. Ariel began at World Learning on February 14th and will be working with Amy Fisher Bruey to support the students from the Near East. Ariel is originally from Rochester, New York, and studied Anthropology and Linguistics at Colorado College. After graduating, she moved to the French West …