When I told my friends back home that I was going on a summer program to Germany, many of them asked: “Why?” Well, because I want to.
I am participating in the SPIG program not only to continue my engineering education, but to study in another country where I can also have a great cross cultural experience. Continue reading “First Thoughts Blog Post”
I first heard about Calvin’s Summer in Germany Program (SPIG) when I applied to the college. Hidden in the application form was a section that asked if I were interested in the program, it was a simple yes or no response. I thought it could be fun, so I selected “yes”. A few months passed, and after some research I came to the conclusion that the SPIG would be a great opportunity to fulfill degree requirements in both a practical and fun way. With the realization that I have never been outside of North America, I excitedly pursued the program. Continue reading “Summer Program in Germany 2018”
I am Kevin Um, an upcoming junior studying Electrical Engineering at Calvin College. Here are a couple of things on my mind in this first week.
The reason I am on this summer abroad program is to witness another countries’ culture first hand. I have always wanted to see what Europe is like, and I thought that studying in another country would be a great way to see what a foreign country is all about. Continue reading “First Thoughts Blog Post”
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