This course is an introduction to the history, peoples and institutions of one of the major countries of United Kingdom and Dublin Ireland. Specifically, it will introduce the students to the historical, political, economic, artistic, literary, cultural, and educational environment, through a multi-dimensional focus on developments in history to present day. Students will also be exposed to the rich heritage by traveling to England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.
Fun Fact: My mom studied abroad in London in college also!
What I am most looking forward to: Experiencing new things!
Lillian Burtner '17 "Lilly"
Hometown: Easton, PA
Major: International Studies and Business Administration
Fun Fact: I have traveled to Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Canada
What I am most looking forward to: Trying new foods and attempting to speak with an accent!
Julia Derco '17
Hometown: Hackettstown, NJ
Major: Education and English
Fun Fact: Travelled to Italy in June 2014 to play Field Hockey
What I am most looking forward to: Experiencing the culture within the UK and Ireland!
Mikayla Gowett '17
Hometown: Mechanicville, NY
Major: Bio Chemistry and Biology
Fun Fact: My sisters and I have the same birthday, but we're all 3 years apart. I'll be 20, and my younger sisters will be 17 and 14.
What I am most looking forward to: Visiting Buckingham Palace and seeing Big Ben
Amanda Banner '17
Hometown: Mullica Township, NJ
Fun Fact: I'm going to play soccer in Costa Rica a day after we get back from this trip!
What I am most looking forward to: Going on the London Eye
Elizabeth Paolucci '17
Hometown: Canaan, NY
Major: Business Administration; Art Minor
Fun Fact: This will be my first time on an airplane
What I am most looking forward to: Seeing things I have never seen before!
Sara Riggs '18
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Fun Fact: My grandmother and great grandmother went to EC!
What I am most looking forward to: Eating different food, experiencing a different culture and just traveling in general!
Baily Williams '18
Hometown: Dixfield, ME
Major: Biology with a concentration in Pre-Med
Fun Fact: I have done an 18 hour rotation on the OB/GYN floor at Central Maine Medical Center and observed 4 C-sections!
What I am most looking forward to: Traveling to another country; I've never been out of the United States besides Korea
Michaela Johnson '17
Hometown: Schoharie, NY
Major: Childhood Education and Mathematics
Fun Fact: I've never flown or traveled to another country!
What I am most looking forward to: Spending time in London and trying to find the Queen!
Mariama Diallo '17
Hometown: Originally from West Africa, Guinea but currently live in Bronx, NY
Fun Fact: I speak four languages: Fulany (native language), French, Arabic, and English
What I am most looking forward to: I am looking forward to visiting beautiful places and learn more about them!
Chelesa Turnbull '16
Hometown: Walden, NY
Major: Psychology and Human Service
Fun Fact: I speak Patios
What I am most looking forward to: White Cliffs of Dover and the Buckingham Palace Alison Wolfe
Hometown: Corning, New York
Field: I am a full-time tenured faculty member at Elmira College, in the Business and Economics Division. During the Fall and Winter terms at Elmira College, I offer courses in marketing and international business.
Fun Fact: This is my 10th anniversary of offering the Term III travel course, entitled, "HUM1915 - The History, Peoples,and Institutions of United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland".
What I am most looking forward to: Working and traveling with the eleven students: Amanda, Baily, Chelesa, Elizabeth, Julia, Lillian ("Lilly"), Mariama, Michaela, Mikayla, Sara, and Samantha ("Sami")