Fall 2019 Photo Contest Winners

Fall 2019 Photo Contest Winners

Check out the winners of the Global UGRAD Fall 2019 Photo Contest! This semester’s categories were: American Experiences, Community Service, Best School Spirit, Sharing Culture, and Best Halloween Costume. American Experiences Community Service Best School Spirit Sharing Culture Best Halloween Costume

Alumni Gathering: Cambodia

Alumni Gathering: Cambodia

We all know that when Global UGRAD alumni from the same cohort gather together in their home country after returning from the U.S., it is absolutely fun. Yet, when two cohorts meet, that is even more amazing. The Global UGRAD alumni in Cambodia from cohorts 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 met together for a dinner in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The alumni of …

Philippines Alumni Update: Nicole Yu

Philippines Alumni Update: Nicole Yu

Since I got back from my exchange in Mississippi, I graduated from my university and joined several management trainings with different companies, including one with Nestle Philippines. I also started writing for a national broadsheet while I was figuring out what to do next. Aside from that, I resumed my job as an events host and model in my country. …

El Salvador Alumni Update by Henry Martinez

Warm greetings from El Salvador! I did my exchange program at the University of Mississippi from 2012 to 2013. Upon my return to my home country I finished my degree in Economics and Business and I graduated with the distinction of magna cum laude. Since finishing my degree, I started to work in the private sector in El Salvador. By now I am …

Dominican Republic Alumni Update by Mónica Pérez Eró

I had the opportunity to participate in the 2016 Global UGRAD Program, representing the Dominican Republic. I spent four months at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, where I was the first and only Dominican. I don’t even have to mention how amazing and unforgettable my experience was. Before going abroad I read a couple of articles about “the hard part …