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Education Abroad

Global Ambassadors

The Global Ambassadors are SU students who have studied abroad and are excited to share their experiences with the SU campus community. You will find them during Peer advising in the Commons (Tuesdays 5-7:30 PM and Thursdays 11 AM-1 PM). Please feel free to send them a message to learn more about their experiences abroad or ask them to come speak in your meeting or class.

The Global Ambassadors!

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Robin Karpovich
Major: Math (traditional)
Minor: French & Honors
Year: Junior
Where did she study abroad? Rome, Italy
When? Winter 2014/Summer 2014
Talk to her about: Italy, France, how to fill out applications, how to make time to study abroad, winter and summer abroad programs, how to live and make friends.
Fun Fact: Plans to study abroad/work abroad after graduation.
Contact Her: rkarpovich1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Gabriella Payne
Major: International Business
Minor: Spanish
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Cuenca, Ecuador
When? Spring 2014
Talk to her about: Spanish minor, host families, Ecuador, Weekend trip.
Fun Fact: She has been to more than 8 countries.
Contact her: gpayne1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Elizabeth Raley
Major: Corporate Finance
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Buenos Aires, Argentina; Costa Rica
When? Spring 2014 (AR), Winter 2013 (CR)
Talk to her about: Argentina, South America, Latin culture, API, Spanish speaking countries, scholarships, short term, semester long, budgeting, host families.
Fun Fact: She is on the Ultimate Frisbee team and works at Cool Beans.
Contact her: eraley1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Veronica Petrik
Major: Environmental Studies, French
Year: Junior
Where did she study abroad? Grenoble, France
When? Fall 2013
Talk to her about: France, French culture, AIFS, Environmental Studies, cooking, animals, travels, host families.
Fun Fact: She loves traveling and also speaks 3 languages.
Contact her: vpetrik1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Emily Outtarac
Major: Communication Arts, Journalism/Public Relations
Year: Junior
Where did she study abroad? Florence, Italy
When? Fall 2013
Talk to her about: Italy, Global Experiences, journalism, political science, living on your own in a foreign country, cultural differences.
Fun Fact: She spent two months in Thailand.
Contact her: eouttarac1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Kerry Mahony
Major: Social Work
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Barcelona, Spain
When? Fall 2013
Talk to her about: Spain, ISA, adjusting schedule to work with major, living with a host family.
Fun Fact: She plays lacrosse and is in APO.
Contact her: kmahony1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Gracie Ferber
Major: Biology
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? San Jose, Costa Rica
When? Spring 2014
Talk to her about: Costa Rica, tropical biology/animals, applying biology to study abroad, Gilman scholarship, ISA, living abroad, speaking another language, adjusting to a new culture.
Fun Fact: She is planning to go back to Latin America to get her Masters degree and research tropical reptiles and amphibians.
Contact her: sf79032@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Paige Lewis
Major: Spanish
Minor: Latin American Studies
Where did she study abroad? Valparaíso, Chile; Cuenca, Ecuador
When? Fall 2013 (Chile, Spring 2014 (Ecuador)
Talk to her about: Chile, Ecuador, Affiliate vs. Salisbury Programs, API, South America, Spanish, Latin American Studies, Dudley-Eschbaugh Scholarship, Host families, Teaching English Abroad, internships, being abroad for a year.
Fun Fact: She is leaving to go back to Chile in December for one year and is going to be teaching English and surfing in Valparaíso.
Contact her: plewis2@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Morgan Cavanaugh
Major: History
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Prague, Czech Republic
When? Summer 2014
Talk to her about: Prague, Czech Republic, weekend trips to other cities/countries, affiliate programs, AIFS, using public transportation, living in a dormitory, history, political science, summer programs.
Fun Fact: She is a member of Alpha Phi Omega.
Contact her: mcavanaugh1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Wahlia Walker
Major: Marketing
Minor: Fashion Merchandising
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Spain
When? Summer 2014
Talk to her about: How to plan a weekend trip, family acceptance, low income first generation, special programs.
Fun Fact: She is a first generation college student and the first person to leave the country in her family.
Contact her: wwalker1@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Payge Jennings
Major: Communication Arts, Human Track
Minor: East Asian Studies
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? South Korea and Taiwan
When? Fall 2012-Spring 2013 and Summer 2014
Talk to her about: East Asian countries, language study, scholarships.
Fun Fact: She plans to study Japanese as her next foreign language.
Contact her: pj79930@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Rebekah Smith
Major: Social Work
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Limerick, Ireland
When? Spring 2014
Talk to her about: Living with all Irish students in Ireland, playing soccer, Limerick University, making your classes work with studying abroad.
Fun Fact: She is planning a trip to Thailand with one of the girls she got to know while studying in Ireland. They will be a working in a school there.
Contact her: rsmith2@gulls.salisbury.edu

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Kirstyn Ricks
Major: International Relations
Year: Senior
Where did she study abroad? Malaga, Spain
When? Spring 2014
Talk to her about: Malaga, Spain, excursions throughout Andalucía including El Torcal, El Chorro, Nerja and Fuengirola, and trips to Madrid. Living with a diverse host family, finances abroad, learning and practicing Spanish abroad, making friends in a foreign country.
Fun Fact: She loves Jesus and desires to travel the world.
Contact her: kr81962@gulls.salisbury.edu

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