After 1500 km and 4 days of driving from the South Island we arrived in Auckland. It took much less time to move into my new home than my places at UConn. This is probably since I was only allowed a 50 lb. bag and a carry-on when I came to New Zealand, compared to the truck-fulls of stuff I spent moving out of the Oaks on the Square in May. After living in an off-campus apartment for two years I was moving back into a dorm. Continue Reading
I arrived in New Zealand on May 30th and started classes July 24th, giving me plenty of time to explore this beautiful country before the semester started. My friend and recent UConn alum, Richie and my other friend Alexa joined me on this adventure. Continue Reading
Maggie Quackenbush ’17 Joins New, Two-Year Rotational Program for Recent Graduates Interested in Information Systems and Technology
It has been two weeks since we left to embark on this English summer adventure. With each passing day, my colleagues and I feel more at home in our new environment. We no longer take our time meandering in the tube station trying to navigate our way through London; rather, we stride with confidence to our desired destination with ease. Continue Reading
So my 6 week Summer Universitaet program has finally come to an end. Of course, it is very bittersweet. Continue Reading
Stamford Advocate – The University of Connecticut’s downtown hub stands about 100 miles from its main campus. But it is no distant outpost.
UConn’s business school exemplifies the increasing prominence of the university in Stamford. Enrollment is growing and a major conference held last week reflects university officials’ view of the Stamford campus as an equal to the one in Storrs.
Well, I have had my first big setback here. My phone was stolen. Nothing dramatic, but it is gone. I was hoping it would turn up at the lost and found office, but no luck. Moving on. Continue Reading
Prior to coming to London, I was apprehensive. There was so much negativity within the news which was discouraging; however, we persevered and continued this once in a lifetime experience. These nerves quickly subsided throughout this first week, proving we made the best choice. As an individual who grew up with New York City in the background, I couldn’t help but notice the slight resemblance between the two locations. History, culture, and diversity are on every corner within our London, providing a sense of familiarity for the city girl within me. Continue Reading