New Fall 2011 Bloggers Selected

We are delighted to announce that 34 students have been selected to blog for us this fall at

These students, representing IES Abroad programs around the world, will share their thoughts before departure, their lives during the program, and their feelings and experiences once they return home. More than 100,000 visitors have followed the study abroad experiences of IES Abroad bloggers since we launched the site in August 2008.

Some of our fall bloggers have already started their pre-departure and on-site posts and the rest will begin making their first posts soon, so stay tuned!

Sean Conard – Rabat, Morocco – Drake University
Luke Edson – Cape Town, South Africa – University of Rochester
Toni Iyoha – Cape Town, South Africa – University of Rochester

Asia & India
Randy Jackson – Tokyo, Japan – Texas Christian University
Lia Monti – Nagoya, Japan – Wesleyan University
Kyra Swick – Beijing, China – Penn State University
Brittney Stewart – Delhi, India – University of Southern California
Sunny Tsai – Shanghai, China – Claremont Mckenna College

Australia & New Zealand
Lauren Anderson – Melbourne, Australia – William Jewel College
Anna Mudd – Christchurch, New Zealand – College of Wooster
Alexandra Pappas – Melbourne, Australia – Rhodes College
Jeff Reagan – Sydney, Australia – Ithaca College

Farima Alidadi – Salamanca, Spain – George Washington University
Samuel Antill – European Union (based in Freiburg, Germany) – Pomona College
Natalie Asmussen – Granada, Spain – Beloit College
Sam Brody – Barcelona, Spain – Colorado College
Nora Chestnut – Paris, France – Sewanee
Brennin Cummings – Berlin, Germany – Ithaca College
Jennifer Edwards – Milan, Italy – Brandeis University
Alanna Fusco – Paris BIA, France – Conneticut College
Ville Lampi – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Kenyon College
Arielle Medina – Madrid, Spain – University of Redlands
Matt Prokosch – Siena, Italy – Ithaca College
Lupita Ruiz – Nantes, France – University of Portland
Hannah Schultz – European Union (Based in Freiburg, Germany) – University of Portland
Cory Smith – Rome, Italy – College of Wooster
Stefan Sokolowski – London, England – Indiana University
Michael Tomczak – Vienna, Austria – Loyola University Chicago
Zachary Zimmerman – London, England – Loyola University Chicago

South America
Todd Faulkenberry – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Amherst College
Mariana Hernandez – Santiago, Chile – University of North Carolina
Samantha Juda – Gapalagos Islands, Quito – Santa Clara University
Melissa Mascovich – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Santa Clara University
Elana Mayer – Santiago, Chile – University of Maryland College Park

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