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Study Abroad - Caroline

 

caroline in veniceStudy Abroad in Dundee, Scotland

Caroline described the trip as an awesome opportunity to explore other cultures, and one that was unforgettable.  She said, "It was an opportunity of a lifetime that has helped me to grow and progress as an individual. 

I wouldn't take it back for the world"

EOP student in Italy

caroline in romeCaroline Denis is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a Bachelors degree in History as well as a EOP student that studied abroad in Dundee, Scotland in spring 2006.  Denis took two five-credit History courses while studying in Scotland, the Ante-Bellum South and Race and Region, which added new perspectives to her knowledge of History.  While in Scotland, she visited the Blair Castle and Edinburgh Castle among other places.  

caroline on camelAlong her journey she learned how to "Ceili" , perform the Gay Gordon and the Waltz, which are all forms of Scottish Dancing.  She also embarked on a twenty one day backpacking trip with two other SUNY New Paltz students.  They traveled through eight European countries and 14 cities including; Germany, Italy, Vatican City, Spain, Morocco, France, Belgium, and Holland.  Caroline and her companions checked out historical and cultural monuments such as:   the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Piazza San Marco, The Roman Colosseum, The Italian National Monument, The Pantheon, Roman Forum, 1992 Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, the Hercules Cave, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, Manikin Pis, Anne Franks House, and the Van Gogh Museum.

Caroline described the trip as an awesome opportunity to explore other cultures, and one that was unforgettable.  She said, "It was an opportunity of a lifetime that has helped me to grow and progress as an individual.  I wouldn't take it back for the world."

  caroline in holland    caroline and kilted men   caroline in venice

 caroline in pariscaroline in scotland

Caroline Denis
Interviewed by Robert Hancock