Grant Recipients

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 CFANS Grant Recipients!

Go Global Grant Recipients

Joshua AndersonJace Galley
Year:
Sophomore
Major:
Food Systems with a minor in French Studies
Program: France: From Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Systems
What excites you most about studying abroad? "The opportunity to explore and learn about both the culture of France and French food systems as they relate to those here in the United States."
What is the weirdest food you have ever eaten? "Chicken pot pie out of a mason jar."
What is your most memorable travel experience?
"Backpacking at the Philmont Boy Scout Ranch."


Jessica Taylor

Toni Marano
Year:
Sophomore
Major: Food systems with a minor in Spanish and Environmental Science, Policy and Management
Program: Malaysia: Tropical Wildlife Conservation and Climate Change
What excites you the most about studying abroad? "I am excited to be submerged in a new culture, I love meeting new people and hearing their stories."
What is your most memorable travel experience? "Snorkeling in the MesoAmerican reef in Belize, the ocean is so peaceful."



Marisa Newton

Maria McMahon
Year: Freshman
Major: Animal Science Pre-Vet
Program: Belize: Rainforest to Reef
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Experiencing a new country and culture.”
What is the weirdest food you've ever eaten? “Squid!”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “Going to Florida with my family.”

 

Brooke O' KaneBrooke O' Kane
Year: Junior
Major: Nutrition
Program: Taste of Germany and Switzerland
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Experiencing a new culture and trying new things!.”
If you could live anywhere, where would it be? “I would live somewhere of the East Coast.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “Going to the Dominican Republic with my best friends.”

 

 

International Learning and Go Global Grant Recipients

Natalie Holmes

Taiya Brown
Year: Junior
Major: Nutrition with minors in Psychology and Public Health
Program: Sustainable Food Systems in Italy
What excites you most about studying abroad? “To travel to Italy and experience the rich culture, history, and of course the food.”
What is one fun fact about yourself? “I plan to visit all the National Parks in the United States.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? " I have been on multiple mission trips to Jamaica and each time I come back learning something new about myself."

 

 

 

Leah Mowery

Diana Diep
Year:
Sophomore
Major: Animal Science Pre-vet with a minor in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Program: Belize: From Rainforest to Reef
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Meeting new and diverse people while studying what I love.”
if you could live anywhere, where would it be? “California- there's always something to do and amazing food to eat!”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “When I went of a cruise in the Bahamas and zip lined in Labadee on the longest over-water zipline in the world.”

 

 

 

 

Alex Garvin

Alexandra Garvin
Year: Sophomore
Major: Fisheries Wildlife Conservation Biology with minors in Wildlife Care and Handling and Public Health
Program: Tropical Wildlife Conservation and Climate Change in Borneo
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “I am most excited to travel to one of the most remote jungles and see wildlife that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.”
If you could life anywhere, where would it be? “I would love to live in Thailand.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? I participated in the Freshman Seminar: Coral Reef Management in Belize and it was an incredible and life changing experience.”

 

 

Jeff Tillery

Ashley Johnson
Year: Sophomore
Major: Nutrition and Public Health
Program: Taste of Germany and Switzerland
What excites you most about studying abroad? “Learning about the culture and food of countries in Europe.”
What is one fun fact about yourself? “I've traveled to six countries before.”
What is your most memorable travel moment or experience? “Going to Jamaica with my best friends a couple of years ago.”

Cody Venier

Claudia Moon
Year: Freshman
Major: Animal Science Pre-Vet with a Spanish minor
Program: Belize: From Rainforest to Reef
What excites you most about studying abroad? “I am most excited about the hands on learning experience and teh new culture I will be exposed to.”
What is one fun fact about yourself? “When I was ten, I earned my black belt in Tae Kwon Do.”
What is your most memorable travel moment or experience? “When I was 15, I spent a month in the South of France and it was a great opportunity to be immersed in a new culture and start learning a new language.”

 

Diversity Grant Recipient

Ashley Anderson

McKenna Alder
Year: Junior
Major: Animal Science Pre-Vet with a minor in Marine Biology
Program: Natural History of Norway
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Getting to see the native animals of Norway!”
What is one fun fact about yourself? “I have two different colored eyes, one blue and one green.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “I studied abroad in Germany and missed a train to Berlin with my group. I ended up having to sit on the floor of the next train in order to catch up with the group.”

 

 

Sofia Williams

Sofia Williams
Year: Junior
Major: Food Science with a Nutrition minor
Program: Taste of Germany and Switzerland
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Experiencing foods from different cultures.”
Fun fact about yourself? "I can squat double my body weight and do the splits."
What is your most memorable travel moment or experience? “Hiking in the Black Forest near Freiburg, Germany during my study abroad in high school.”

Diversity and International Learning Grant Recipient

Ka Yang

Shahreen Ahmed
Year: Sophomore
Major: Nutrition
Program: France: From Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Systems
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Learning about a new culture and hopefully going to a farmers market in Paris.”
What is one fun fact about yourself? “I used to figure skate competitively.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “Going to the beach in Florida with my family.”


Go Global, Diversity, and International Learning Grant Recipient

Jesus CuadradoJesus Alberto Cuadrado
Year: Senior
Major: Food Systems: Consumers and Markets
Program: France: From Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Systems
What excites you the most about studying abroad? “Visiting a new country and learning about the culture.”
Fun fact about yourself? “I am from the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.”
What is your most memorable travel experience? “When I came to the USA for the first time.”

 


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