How to Prepare for Your Global Study Course

Photo of Rosa with other students standing in front of the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy

A blog post from SOLES MA in School Counseling Ambassador, Rosa Hernandez. As a second year School Counseling graduate student, I was lucky enough to take part in two Global Study experiences. In Fall 2018 I went to Italy with Continue reading

Laying out the welcome mat: Behind the scenes with a SOLES Ambassador

A blog post from SOLES MA in Leadership Studies Ambassador, Kalie Sabajo.  Hi everyone! My name is Kalie Sabajo and I am an ambassador here at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at USD. I am about to enter the Continue reading

SOLES International Experience: How to Make it Your Own

A blog post from SOLES MA in Leadership Studies Ambassador, Molly Patrick Where should I go for my SOLES International Experience trip? I immediately asked myself this question after I was accepted into the SOLES Masters in Leadership Studies program.  I Continue reading

My SOLES Local International Experiences

A blog post from SOLES MEd in Tesol, Ambassador, Paz Valdivia. Hi everyone! My name is Paz Valdivia and in this post I will share how I completed my International experience requirement, and which of these experiences was my favorite. As Continue reading

Bali: The gifts and the lessons

During our pre-session meeting Dr. Rose Martinez asked us what drew us to this class, I remarked quite unashamed that for me it was her.  After having traveled to Chile with Rose and getting to know her in and around Continue reading

Straight from SOLES Global

Bonjour, As you know, one of requirements for all SOLES graduate programs is that we all have an international academic experience. My name is Corinne, I am from France, and I work at the SOLES Global Center, located next to Bert’s Continue reading

Journey to Daraja Academy

January 7-21, I had the opportunity to travel to Kenya for a school counseling SOLES global trip.  During my program interview in the spring of 2012, I first heard Kenya was a possible destination, and I was determined to go.  Continue reading

In the counseling "flow"

As the 2014 school year begins, I am so excited for the opportunities ahead.  Not only will I be starting practicum this year (so scary AND exciting!), but I will also be traveling abroad to Bali with the Risk and Continue reading

Mondragon and Cooperatives

I recently returned from Spain to learn about the Mondragon Corporation. One fun experience was how Basque people practice cooperativism even in their socializing–a pub crawl. Each person puts in 5 euros to an appointed money manager, and the party Continue reading