Meet Our Bloggers

Each semester the API blog features a crew of thoughtful, hardworking and passionate bloggers. The team will share their abroad experience via writing, videography, photography… a mix of expressive mediums to tell their API story; presenting an opportunity to explore right alongside our students! Meet the 2017 blogger crew:

Emily De Jong from Hamilton College, Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology and Hispanic Studies Major studying in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica

Jessica Albright from the University of Iowa, English and Creative Writing and Secondary Education Major, studying in Florence, Italy

Andrea Garcia- Plata from Virginia Commonwealth University, Liberal Studies for Early and Elementary Education Major, French Minor studying in Grenoble, France

Mia Winfree from Oklahoma State University, Environmental Sciences major, studying in Rome, Italy

Brianna Goebel from Western Washington University, Business Marketing and French major, studying in Caen, France

Mikayla Walters from the University of South Alabama, Chemical Engineering Major, Interning in Santiago, Chile

Alex Tucker from the University of Memphis, Anthropology Major, Interning in Shanghai, China


Sierra Cast from Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Literary Studies Major with a Concentration in the Classics studying in Leeds, England

Leah Sharaby from Western Washington University, Linguistics Major studying in Seville, Spain

Troy Wilkinson from Colorado State University, Journalism and Global Environmental Sustainability Major studying in Thimphu, Bhutan

Sandra Mercer from Westfield State University, Elementary Education Major studying in Galway, Ireland

Kristin Anderson from the University of Alabama, Film Major studying in Dublin, Ireland

Sarah Al-Arshani from the  University of Connecticut, Political Science and Journalism Major studying in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Sandra Collopy from Saint Michaels College, English and Media Studies Major studying in Florence, Italy

Jasmine Tuitt from Kansas State University, Psychology and International Studies Major with Spanish Minor, studying in Buenos Aires, Argentina

To keep up with their stories this semester you can subscribe to the blog here to receive email updates!

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