Ask Former Umbra Students

You have read the brochures, spent hours surfing the web, and at this point, your study abroad advisor knows you by name. You still may not be sure which program is best for you. At the Umbra Institute, we know you want to ask real questions and receive real answers. This is why we offer you the chance to get the inside scoop on studying at the Umbra Institute from someone who knows.

 

Below is a list of students who are eager to share their Umbra experiences at Umbra. They will answer all the questions you have been dying to ask, and tell you what life in Perugia is really like. Contact one, contact all; no question is too small!

 

 


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Laura Heppell

Home Institution: Santa Clara University

Major: Psychology & Italian

Minor: Studio Art

Programs: Fall 14 General Studies,

Spring 15 Direct Enrollment at Università per Stranieri,

Summer 15 Internship

Email: [email protected]

 

See what Laura has to say about studying abroad at Umbra!

 

 

 

 


 

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Home Institution: University of Alabama

Majors: History, French, and Interdisciplinary Food Studies

Program: Spring 2015 Food Studies Program

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Check out Grace’s advice !

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Lynnsey Bogash

Home Institution: Arizona State University

Major: Nutrition (Dietetics)

Minor: Wellness Foundations

Program: Spring 2015 Food Studies Program

Email:  [email protected]

 

 

Read more about Lynnsey’s experience!

 

 

 

 

 


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Josue Sales Romualdo

Home Institution: University of Colorado-Boulder

Major: International Affairs

Minor: Italian

Program: 2014-15 Academic Year General Studies 

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Check out Josue’s story!

 

 

 

 

 


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Ayanna Akinyemi

Home Institution: Arizona State University

Major : Biochemistry

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email:[email protected]

Read about Ayanna’s experience at Umbra!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Abigail Berman

Home Institution: University of Wisconsin – Madison

Major: Rehabilitation Psychology

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

See Abby’s profile!

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Joseph Ricci

Home Institution: Quinnipiac University

Major: Business Management

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: j[email protected]

 

Read more about Joe’s experience!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Violeta Almarales

Home Institution: Quinnipiac University

Major: Occupational Therapy

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

Check out what Violeta has to say about Umbra!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Ethan Fichtner

Home Institution: Arizona State University

Majors: Journalism and Mass Communication

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

Discover Ethan’s semester in Perugia!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Ryan Messinger

Home Institution: University of Colorado – Boulder

Major: International Affairs

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

Check out Ryan’s story!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Morgan-Ambassador-photoMorgan Ringgold

Home Institution: Penn State University
Major: Public Relations

Minor: English & International Studies

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies
Email: [email protected]

 

Learn more about Morgan’s time at Umbra!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Home Institution: Pennsylvania State University

Major: Psychology

Minor: Italian

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Check out Lindsay’s story!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Bronwen Kalmes

Home Institution: Roger Williams University

Majors: Global Communication and Italian Language

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

Read about Bronwen’s community involvement!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Brad Leer

Home Institution: Lebanon Valley College

Majors: Actuarial Science and Mathematics

Minor: Music

Program:  Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

See how a science, math, and music major enjoyed Perugia!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Kela Cook

Home Institution: Chapman University

Major: International Business

Minor: Italian Studies

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

Read about Kela’s time abroad!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Wesley Paulsen

Home Institution: University of Connecticut

Majors: Kinesiology/Nutrition

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

Check out Wesley’s experience in Italy!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Kristen Sullivan

Home Institution: University of Colorado Boulder

Major: Marketing

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

See what Kristen has to say about Perugia!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Molly Davis

Home Institution: University of Minnesota Twin Cities 

Major: Journalism

Minors: Design &  Communication 

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Read about Molly’s hilltop revelations!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Sarah Endriss

Home Institution: Mills College

Major: Psychology

Minor: Religious Studies 

Program: Spring 2015 General Studies

Email: [email protected]

 

Learn about Sarah’s semester!

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Randall Sartor

Home Institution: Northeastern University

Major: Philosophy, International Affairs

Program: Spring 2013 General Studies, Fall 2013 Co-Op

Email: [email protected]

 

See His Profile!

 

 

 

 

 


 

Anna S.Anna Savoie

Home Institution: Williams College

Major: Comparative Literature

Program: Fall 2012 – Spring 2013 Direct Enrollment at University of Perugia

Email: [email protected]

 

See Her Profile!

 

 

 


 

Kayla-Windham_Photo-for-websiteKayla Windham

Home Institution: College of Charleston

Major: Nursing

Program: Direct Enrollment at Università per Stranieri, Fall 2012

Email: [email protected]

 

See Her Profile!