Tag Archives: jcc

Blake Peterson with host family members

¡Adios, España!

It feels like just yesterday we were getting ready to go to Spain. Applying for my passport, buying plane tickets, and meeting with JCC faculty to prepare for our departure;…

Graduates throwing their caps in the air

Enjoying Endings, and Life in General

While listening to the unfamiliar-to-most band Stars of Track and Field and their single End of All Time, I pondered all of the endings and new beginnings that are happening at…

Semana Santa procession in Spain

I’m Going to be Cliche: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

APRIL ALREADY!? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” So it’s cliché, but it really sums up my time here in Valladolid, Spain. In January when…

Res life students support Autism Awareness

Residence Life Gives Back

The goal of the residence life program is to not only build community within our residence halls, but to also reach out to our surrounding communities and assist them in…

Collage of several pictures, one of a student with galsses, two of two different groups of students, and one looking down at four peoples' shoes

Staying Active, Keeping Occupied, and Other Such Ideas

I’ve always had an intimate relationship with chaos. Since middle school I was attracted to being involved in more activities than I could bare, as well as staying occupied at…

2014 Volunteer and Internship Fair

Jamestown Community College hosted our first Volunteer and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Non-profit and private organizations spoke about their programs and opportunities for students. Do you know…

view of Salamanca from high within cathedral

Travel-ception (Travel Within Travel)

First off, I want to apologize for the cheesy title of this blog post that bears reference to the 2010 thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Inception. With that out of the…

Taylor Kickbush posing next to tree 1 week before freshman year

Blooming, Blossoming, and Becoming Social

I used to be scared of people. I wasn’t just afraid to talk to people; I was one of those girls who sat by herself in the library, avoided eye…

Teto completes his art installation

The Art of Conversation with Teto Elsiddique

Perhaps you have seen a giant pink splotch of paint on the wall outside of the Student Union. At first, you may have wondered why someone would desecrate such a…

students dressed up as pirates

“What are you doing here?”

Everyone I have met in Spain, as well as everyone back at home, has asked me similar questions: “What are you doing here?” or “Why are you going to Spain?”…