Freshman embraces Irish background by performing at Celtic festivals and Renaissance fairs.
Mission resident and USF senior Anita Buitrago was never aware of the daily contributions made to improve community life until she landed an internship that opened her eyes to her own backyard.
Student Profile: Freshman Kathryn Butera Studied Abroad in Panama, Noted Cultural, Gender Differences
Living in a foreign country? Showering from a bucket? Eating cow tongue? None of these experiences have stopped freshman Kathryn Butera from enjoying her senior year of high school while studying abroad in Panama.
Through study abroad opportunities and service learning trips, senior Ivana Rosas has seen many countries including Nicaragua, El Salvador, and France. Rosas, an international studies major focusing on the environment and development, considers herself a citizen of the world.
Gabriel Avina, a sophomore and Asian studies major, knows how important and how different cultures can be, having spent most of his life living in Asia.
After traveling to Lima, Peru with the University Ministry’s Arrupe Immersion Program in the spring of 2008, and witnessing firsthand the struggles that street children face, senior Hannah Mora has singlehandedly organized her own drive to donate funds to an emergency shelter built to house rescued victims, an international project created by the Not For Sale Campaign.