Sarah

About Sarah

Norman, OK
Communications

L’Université de Tulsa

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When students return from a semester abroad, the Center for Global Education gives away t-shirts like these.

Back from Abroad event

Depending on where you studied abroad, The University of Tulsa is written in your country’s primary language. Since Thomas and I spent spring 2014 in Brussels, Belgium, our shirts are in French; although a large number of Belgians also speak Flemish. I think in this case the Dutch dialect was a little too obscure. It might seem silly or insignificant, but I was so excited to have my very own L’Universite de Tulsa shirt. It’s kind of a TU rite of passage.

Although I loved my time abroad, it is really nice to be back at TU. There’s something about the familiarity of home and of campus that can’t be beat. To read more about my studies in Belgium, visit my other blog posts from earlier this year!

Just Like Home

 

03_16_2014_tu_basketball_reception_reynolds_ec0580I didn’t always want to study abroad. Tulsa became my home away from home very quickly and the idea of spending one of my eight semesters in a different place didn’t seem like something I really wanted or needed to do. As time went on I came around to the idea of being adventurous and leaving TU for awhile. I have loved my experience abroad and I can’t believe how quickly it’s gone by. There are definitely certain things I miss about campus life, but I got to experience some of them this weekend!

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La Nourriture

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School is keeping me pretty busy right now, but it’s going on hold for a second because I’ve had a special request for another blog post.

This one’s for you, Dad (and anyone else who’s interested).

My parents went to Italy last May with two of my mom’s good friends from college. When asked about their experience, my dad’s go-to line was, “I loved being able to eat without fear.” Of course he loved other things too, but the food was definitely a highlight. Continue reading