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SMC hosts abroad returnees to help readjust

first_imgSaint Mary’s Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL) hosted a welcome back event Tuesday with the aim of helping study abroad students readjust to life back home. At the event, CWIL staff members discussed the readjustment phase that most study abroad returnees face, and they offered suggestions as to how the process could run more smoothly. “Keep in touch with your friends in your host country,” Alice Siqin Yang, assistant director of Global Education, said. “In addition, join clubs that will help you continue your cultural learning experience.” Yang discussed many other suggestions, and Maureen Baska, a representative from the Career Crossings Office, discussed ways to market the study abroad experience to potential employers. “Your abroad experience shows you have acquired certain skills such as independence, maturity, intellectual and cultural curiosity and adaptability that will stand out to potential employers,” Baska said. “Also, study abroad helps some students develop language skills that are useful.” In addition to the readjustment concerns and business benefits of study abroad, the event also stressed the student view of study abroad. Participants were encouraged to share their stories and their readjustment struggles. Abby Altman, a Saint Mary’s junior who studied in Austria, discussed the United States customs she had forgotten.   “In Austria, it was normal to pay for using a public restroom. Then, when I was back in the United States, I remember being in the airport and seeing water fountains out in the open and thinking, ‘Bathrooms are free!’” Other students shared stories of growth and realization. One student mentioned an experience in China where she discussed the meaning of love in American culture and another shared her learning experience of having her credit card stolen in Rome. No matter the circumstance, all the girls said they learned and grew from their experiences. However, they still realize the troubles of re-adjusting. Maggie LeMay, a junior returnee from Rome said returning is almost like going to college for the first time all over again. “I feel like I’ve had a third freshman year; things have changed,” LeMay said. Saint Mary’s senior and returnee from South Africa, Karolyn Wojtowicz said although readjusting is hard, it is still easy to see the benefits of studying in a different country. “I was the only one of my circle of friends who studied abroad. Even though I spent nine months away from my Saint Mary’s friends, it was still nice to see that we all still get together after study abroad.” Wojtowicz also said how she had changed. “Study abroad does make you more independent,” Wojtowicz said. “I would highly suggest it to anyone contemplating a study abroad program. You create your own world and gain an idea of life outside of Saint Mary’s. If I can survive South Africa, I can survive any city.” Numerous study abroad programs were represented at the event, including programs located in China, Rome, Ireland, South Africa and Austria.last_img read more

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Gov. Makinde to fans: 3SC’ll secure promotion ticket to NPFL

first_imgRelatedPosts Oyo: Only 7,000 out of 67,000 applicants for teaching job scored 50% in CBT Makinde: Alternative Project Funding Approach working for Oyo State Makinde installs new Alamodu of Ago-Amodu Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Sunday in Ibadan assured supporters of Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan that the team will secure promotion ticket this season. Makinde gave the assurance at the Lekan Salami Stadium at Adamasingba in Ibadan after a match involving 3SC and Ekiti United Football Club of Ado-Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 3SC took on Ekiti United FC in a Week 5 match of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League. NAN reports also that 3SC defeated Ekiti United 1-0 through an 87th minute goal by Chinedu Enuademu. The governor expressed optimism that 3SC were due for promotion into the Nigeria Professional Football League. “3SC are due for promotion into the NPFL this season and our administration will do everything humanly possible to ensure the club are promoted. We must regain the club’s lost glory,” he said. Makinde said his being there on Sunday to watch the match was to support the team and ensure the team secured a promotion ticket into NPFL from their group.Tags: 3SCnpflOyo StateSeyi Makindelast_img read more

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