Category Archives: Study Abroad

Students at Jamestown Community College have some truly unique opportunities to study abroad. Through our partnership with the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), JCC students can take part in study abroad programs in dozens of different countries. We’ve also partnered with institutions in China and Spain where our students have the opportunity to intern as English instructors. Read about some of the experiences of our students!

Semana Santa in Spain

Hola everyone! What an exciting Semana Santa (Easter Break) I had! From March 28-April 7 I had time off from teaching, and I really enjoyed every minute! On Friday, March…

Exploring Madrid

Hola everyone! Well, in the last blog post I mentioned how I was going to visit Madrid this past weekend.  I just got back about 3 days ago and it…

Busy Little Bee

These last couple weeks have been hectic. Not only have we had changes in our schedule, but I teach 18 different classes every week. I love the challenge of coming…

Time Flies!

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t blogged in a while. I lost internet for a few days, and then my adapter decided to conveniently break, but here I am again! I…

Enjoying Every Day

Hola everyone! Well I have already been here for one month! I cannot believe how quickly the time goes by! I definitely feel like I am becoming accustomed to my…

Una Buena Vida

Hola! Wow! I am still in shock that two weeks have already passed by. It feels like just yesterday I arrived in Spain, but there’s soooo much that I have…

Taking it All in!

Every day in China is a new experience! I try different foods, go to new places, and see different things. I’m not going to lie, the best thing about China…

Stone statue of a lion at the Chengdu water shrine

Let the Teaching Begin!

Hey guys! This last week has been quite the eventful one for me. I not only taught my first class EVER, but learned what the next three months of my…

Ni Hao, Chengdu!

Hi everyone! My name is Alyssa Brown and I’ve recently completed my first week here in Chengdu, China. I’m studying the history of China before and after 1911, while also…

The Road to China

  First off, my name is Barbara Simon and I attend the Cattaraugus County campus. I graduated from Olean High in 2011 and JCC seemed like a good fit for…