Alumni Ambassadors

Check out our current alumni ambassador network below!

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55 Available Ambassadors:
Zainab Dafalla
TRAVEL TIP!

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable… amazing things will happen!!

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Zainab Dafalla
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable… amazing things will happen!!

Wiley Bowen
TRAVEL TIP!

Keep in touch with your friends and family while you’re gone.

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Wiley Bowen
Summer & Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Keep in touch with your friends and family while you’re gone.

Sydney Gower
TRAVEL TIP!

Be safe and smart, but set out with a goal of being open to new experiences!

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Sydney Gower
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Be safe and smart, but set out with a goal of being open to new experiences!

Shae Grote
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be shy, step out of your comfort zone. Now is the time to try new things!

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Shae Grote
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t be shy, step out of your comfort zone. Now is the time to try new things!

Shae Forest
TRAVEL TIP!

Enjoy every second, the ups and downs make for the best experiences of your life!

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Shae Forest
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Enjoy every second, the ups and downs make for the best experiences of your life!

Sean Hayden
TRAVEL TIP!

Go for it!

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Samantha Weigle
TRAVEL TIP!

Be open to new adventures!

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Samantha Weigle
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Be open to new adventures!

Samantha Stewart
TRAVEL TIP!

Take it’s all in don’t be sad abroad remind yourself you’re only there for 3 months.

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Samantha Stewart
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Take it’s all in don’t be sad abroad remind yourself you’re only there for 3 months.

Ria Isabelle Salvacion
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of your time abroad!!! Don’t waste any of it!! Try to always be doing something!

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Ria Isabelle Salvacion
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of your time abroad!!! Don’t waste any of it!! Try to always be doing something!

Rebecca Klapper
TRAVEL TIP!

Be willing to try new things and to go a little bit out of your comfort zone. If…

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Rebecca Klapper
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Be willing to try new things and to go a little bit out of your comfort zone. If you find yourself not traveling make it a staycation – explore where you are staying by going to different Resturant’s or areas in your city you haven’t been yet. Don’t be afraid to take some chances on yourself as you never know where you’ll find yourself. Have the best time abroad!

Rachel Navis
TRAVEL TIP!

Be open minded! You are going to a different country, and being immersed in a different culture. There…

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Rachel Navis
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be open minded! You are going to a different country, and being immersed in a different culture. There will be differences in the country you going to, so just be open to learning new things! It will help you to adjust to your new surroundings, and you will learn a lot about yourself along the way!

Patrick Groening
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of every opportunity to explore your host city and country and experience the culture while you…

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Patrick Groening
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of every opportunity to explore your host city and country and experience the culture while you are there.

Olivia Kass
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be afraid to try new things! Experiencing the new culture and living in the moment is just…

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Olivia Kass
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t be afraid to try new things! Experiencing the new culture and living in the moment is just half of the fun you’ll have abroad.

Meghan Herrick
TRAVEL TIP!

Be as adventurous as possible!

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Meghan Herrick
Spring & Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be as adventurous as possible!

Maya Deiss
TRAVEL TIP!

So I’ve decided that studying abroad is like breaking in new shoes. Can be painful at times, especially,…

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Maya Deiss
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

So I’ve decided that studying abroad is like breaking in new shoes. Can be painful at times, especially, in the beginning but the journey trekked is beautiful, challenging, and perpetual. It is a whole lot different than the typical college life us kids from the states are used to or is considered the “norm”. I have to say staying in a place for more than a few weeks gives you time to depict, observe, and really grasp that factors that play a factor in the culture that engulfs that specific country. There is so much to it, it’s not just the stereotypes: it’s the food, the people, the mannerisms, the little idiosyncrasies, the political temperament, and the geographical location.

Linden Pearsall
TRAVEL TIP!

Experience everything! The weird, the funny, the sad, and the different. The accumulation of these will make for…

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Linden Pearsall
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Experience everything! The weird, the funny, the sad, and the different. The accumulation of these will make for the best experiences of your life.

Lauren Pepperman
TRAVEL TIP!

Be open to new experiences!

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Lauren Pepperman
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be open to new experiences!

Kyle VanDerVelden
TRAVEL TIP!

Immerse yourself into the culture around you!

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Kyle VanDerVelden
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Immerse yourself into the culture around you!

Krystal Sousley
TRAVEL TIP!

Join a club! It is an easy and fun opportunity to get to hang out with native speakers.…

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Krystal Sousley
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Join a club! It is an easy and fun opportunity to get to hang out with native speakers. Plus, they may have clubs that you can’t experience back home!

Katy Zborowski
TRAVEL TIP!

When experiencing a new culture, it’s essential that you keep an open mind!

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Katy Zborowski
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

When experiencing a new culture, it’s essential that you keep an open mind!

John Weston Lee Felheim
TRAVEL TIP!

Figure out how your abroad school handles class registration before the process begins.

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John Weston Lee Felheim
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Figure out how your abroad school handles class registration before the process begins.

Joanna Kristine Ninal
TRAVEL TIP!

A big part of studying abroad is the studying part. Even if the classes aren’t being transferred for…

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Joanna Kristine Ninal
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

A big part of studying abroad is the studying part. Even if the classes aren’t being transferred for credits at your home university, you should still take school seriously. It’s rewarding to know that you can do well in any school system in any country. 🙂

Jennifer Rosario
TRAVEL TIP!

Pack the essentials!

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Jennifer Rosario
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Pack the essentials!

Jennifer Newsome
TRAVEL TIP!

Try everything you possibly can!

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Jennifer Newsome
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Try everything you possibly can!

Jamie Medina
TRAVEL TIP!

Do not be afraid to try new things! Put yourself out there and explore!

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Jamie Medina
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Do not be afraid to try new things! Put yourself out there and explore!

Jada Choate
TRAVEL TIP!

Enjoy the city you’ve chosen to live in! Travel is tempting, but make sure you allow time to…

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Jada Choate
Fall 2019
Travel Tip!

Enjoy the city you’ve chosen to live in! Travel is tempting, but make sure you allow time to fully appreciate the wonderful place you get to call home!

Jacqueline Tarsook
TRAVEL TIP!

Relax and say yes to everything. Say yes to the new culture and tradition. Say yes to the new…

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Jacqueline Tarsook
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Relax and say yes to everything. Say yes to the new culture and tradition. Say yes to the new food even if you do not believe you will like it, try it anyway because at least then you will know for sure. Say yes to the opportunities that this program has to offer you because these are lessons and experiences you can not get everywhere.

Hannah Sharp
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be scared to try something new! Whether it’s a new experience or new food, you won’t regret…

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Hannah Sharp
Summer 2017
Travel Tip!

Don’t be scared to try something new! Whether it’s a new experience or new food, you won’t regret taking the opportunity!

Hannah Black
TRAVEL TIP!

Have an open mind and open heart, reach out to the community that is being provided to you…

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Hannah Black
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Have an open mind and open heart, reach out to the community that is being provided to you through CISabroad as well as your University.

Emma Hagan
TRAVEL TIP!

Just try to be excited about your semester and don’t worry about all the unknowns. Everything will work…

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Emma Hagan
Fall 2017
Travel Tip!

Just try to be excited about your semester and don’t worry about all the unknowns. Everything will work out and you’ll have a great time!!

Emily Tolland
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of all the opportunities you receive and don’t be afraid to try new things and be…

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Emily Tolland
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of all the opportunities you receive and don’t be afraid to try new things and be open.

Emily Fishkind
TRAVEL TIP!

Be brave! Take chances, and step out of your comfort zone. It will be worth it!

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Emily Fishkind
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be brave! Take chances, and step out of your comfort zone. It will be worth it!

Emily Eshoo
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of every opportunity to try something new. Get out of your comfort zone, grab a friend,…

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Emily Eshoo
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of every opportunity to try something new. Get out of your comfort zone, grab a friend, and explore!

Emily Doll
TRAVEL TIP!

Experience as much of the culture in your country you’re studying in as you can.

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Emily Doll
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Experience as much of the culture in your country you’re studying in as you can.

Emilia Vicente Santana
TRAVEL TIP!

Spend time in your host city! I know being abroad is exciting and you get bit by the…

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Emilia Vicente Santana
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Spend time in your host city! I know being abroad is exciting and you get bit by the travel bug several times but it is important that you spend some time in your city because you want to get to know all the history and sites. If you’re doing a homestay, make time for your host family and to get to know them because they are the hub to understand and learn about the host country and culture.

Elayna Nagy
TRAVEL TIP!

Prepare early and save a lot

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Elayna Nagy
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Prepare early and save a lot

Courtney Tittle
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t let your nerves get the best of you. Get out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself…

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Courtney Tittle
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t let your nerves get the best of you. Get out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself in the different cultures!

Cory Yelle
TRAVEL TIP!

As long as you have the confidence, you can do anything you put your mind to.

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Cory Yelle
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

As long as you have the confidence, you can do anything you put your mind to.

Connor Hogue
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be intimidated by the applications or the paperwork you need to do for your home institution. Put…

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Connor Hogue
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t be intimidated by the applications or the paperwork you need to do for your home institution. Put aside all your worries about traveling to a new place, and go for it. Sure it will be weird for the first couple of days, but it will be an experience you’ll never forget, and you’ll make new friends you never would have met otherwise.

Clare Sullivan
TRAVEL TIP!

Be open to trying new things. Join activities on campus that you normally wouldn’t and reach out to…

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Clare Sullivan
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be open to trying new things. Join activities on campus that you normally wouldn’t and reach out to fellow classmates to make friends. The more you involve yourself on campus and in the surrounding the culture, the more you will get out of your experience abroad.

Chalondra Sedaria Garrett
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be afraid to explore the place you venture to! Your adventure in a new county will bring…

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Chalondra Sedaria Garrett
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t be afraid to explore the place you venture to! Your adventure in a new county will bring you a lot of great surprises and they could even be down the street in a new country.

Ceara Woelfel
TRAVEL TIP!

Be open to all opportunities. Say yes even if it scares you (reasonably, of course!). You will encounter…

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Ceara Woelfel
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Be open to all opportunities. Say yes even if it scares you (reasonably, of course!). You will encounter so many new and exciting things while abroad so don’t let yourself miss out on them!

Catherine Spence
TRAVEL TIP!

Enjoy every moment as it comes, live in the moment, and put your phone down every once in…

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Catherine Spence
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Enjoy every moment as it comes, live in the moment, and put your phone down every once in a while. It’s worth it.

Carley Bamundo
TRAVEL TIP!

One piece of advice I would tell future CISabroad students is to definitely reach out to the CIS…

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Carley Bamundo
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

One piece of advice I would tell future CISabroad students is to definitely reach out to the CIS directors of where you are staying and form a relationship with them because they can help you with absolutely anything, even if you need to just talk. Also, make sure to budget which will ease a lot of stress but most of all have fun!

Camille VanBuskirk
TRAVEL TIP!

Don´t be afraid to immerse yourself in the culture and language of your country – even if that…

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Camille VanBuskirk
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Don´t be afraid to immerse yourself in the culture and language of your country – even if that means looking a little silly.

Brita Rayner
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of every single second while abroad and to travel to nearby places as much as possible!

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Brita Rayner
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of every single second while abroad and to travel to nearby places as much as possible!

Ben Sowell
TRAVEL TIP!

Study as much as you can about language and culture before going abroad.

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Ben Sowell
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Study as much as you can about language and culture before going abroad.

Avery Thompson
TRAVEL TIP!

Embrace the cultural differences and be open to different ways of living life!

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Avery Thompson
Fall 2019
Travel Tip!

Embrace the cultural differences and be open to different ways of living life!

Ashley Alligood
TRAVEL TIP!

Make sure to carry around cash! Though most convenience stores accept cards, many smaller to middling businesses only…

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Ashley Alligood
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Make sure to carry around cash! Though most convenience stores accept cards, many smaller to middling businesses only accept cash. Don’t get stuck with your friends having to pay for you!

Andrew Douglas Sokulski
TRAVEL TIP!

Study earnestly, speak honestly, journey energetically, and have a mind that is as open and as expansive as…

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Andrew Douglas Sokulski
Fall 2017 & Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Study earnestly, speak honestly, journey energetically, and have a mind that is as open and as expansive as a never-ending book. Living abroad may seem like a big step out of one’s well known day to day life, but it can oftentimes be a step that puts your day to day into a clear perspective you may have not seen before! Study abroad is not only sitting in a classroom and learning. Nor is it solely partying and adventuring. It is truly an experience of how to understand this life from a different perspective. It is a chance to study life abroad, in a surrounding you would not normally be within.

Amy Allen
TRAVEL TIP!

Try as many new things as you can while abroad! Also, keep a journal or blog so you…

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Amy Allen
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Try as many new things as you can while abroad! Also, keep a journal or blog so you don’t forget all your cool experiences!

Alyson Hathaway
TRAVEL TIP!

Take advantage of every opportunity you have to try something new. Whether it’s trying new food, joining a…

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Alyson Hathaway
Fall 2018
Travel Tip!

Take advantage of every opportunity you have to try something new. Whether it’s trying new food, joining a local sports team, or volunteering in the community, these experiences of stepping outside of your comfort zone will create the most space for self-growth during your time abroad!

Ally Prendergast
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be afraid to go outside of your comfort zone and try new things!

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Ally Prendergast
Summer 2018
Travel Tip!

Don’t be afraid to go outside of your comfort zone and try new things!

Alli Evans
TRAVEL TIP!

Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone! Although planning for and going on a global…

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Alli Evans
Fall 2016
Travel Tip!

Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone! Although planning for and going on a global program can be a daunting task, the rewards you will receive will outweigh that initial discomfort a thousand times over.

Aletea Daniels
TRAVEL TIP!

Be mindful of scholarship deadlines, you don’t want to miss free money!

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Aletea Daniels
Spring 2018
Travel Tip!

Be mindful of scholarship deadlines, you don’t want to miss free money!

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