What is Planet Chat? Each semester, NMU students who have recently returned from study abroad have the opportunity to make a presentation to the campus community, sharing what they learned from their experience, and offering advice to those interested in pursuing similar opportunities. Students who present represent a wide variety of international experiences, from studying abroad in Peru to teaching English in rural South Korea. You can watch a video re-cap of the Winter 2013 Planet Chat event here.
Fall 2013 Planet Chat: Reflections on Morocco, Spain & South Korea
**Planet Chat took place on Oct. 23, 2013.**
The next Planet Chat event will be held during the Winter 2014 semester.
Fall 2013 Speakers:
|My name is Zachary Fix; I was born and raised in Escanaba, Michigan. I am a political science major, with a minor in international studies and will be graduating in December! I lived in a small town in South Korea called Boeun. I taught English in an elementary school out in the country called Pan Dong. During my time over there I traveled all over Korea, and had a chance to go to Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, and Indonesia.|
My name is Alexandra Jeanne Fletcher, but most call me AJ. I am from St. Johns, Michigan. Double majoring in International Studies, Political Science, and minoring history I'm almost done with school. Thanks to NMU and the Gilman International Scholarship I studied abroad this past winter in Meknes, Morocco. Taking advantage of ISA's first elap program in this location I took classes and interned at Association Initatives pour la Promotion des Femmes Meknes.
My name is Lisa McCarthy; I am from Greenville, Wisconsin. I am a secondary education science major with minors in secondary education Spanish and art and will be graduating in May of 2014. I lived in Granada, Spain for a semester and took classes in Spanish at the University of Granada. While there I visited the Canary Islands, Rome, Istanbul, Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, and other cities in Spain.