Category: Activities: Culture

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Culture shock happens, even if you prepare as much as you can before you depart. Megan Reardon shares some of her culture shock moments and how she survived through them while in Singapore on the Student Exchange Program.
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Follow Joseph Latkovich's home stay experience in Oita, Japan! He gets to see some traditional Japanese homes, bond over a Japanese card game, have a traditional Japanese breakfast, and visit a Sake factory business, to have the most enjoyable time with the host families.
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The Kakehashi Project group moves on to their second day in Japan! This time in Oita, south west of Japan. There they were impressed by an automotive company, immersed in the culture through a tea ceremony and performance, and devoured the wonderful food the country offeres. At the end of the day, they learned the Japanese spirit of "ichi-go, ichi-e", cherishing every encounter in our lives.
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Megan Reardon shares her experience spending time over Chinese New Year! From Hong Bao to lantern festivals, she describes the celebration she saw while on the Student Exchange Program.
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Bradley Herndon reflects on his semester abroad on the Student Exchange Program at Ecole de Management Strasbourg, France. He shares some of the things he have learned through the people he have met and the classes he has taken, to take steps to be a better global citizen and global business leader.