Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Global Gab: Meet our staff member, Amy

Amy is holding the camera to take a smiling selfie. She is wearing a blue beanie and a grey UTC hoodie. There are rock formations behind her in the background.

Welcome to our first edition of the Global Gab! Each month, we will be highlighting one of our CGE staff members so you can love them as much as we do. This week, we are showcasing our wonderful graphic design and marketing coordinator, Amy. Q: Amy, what do you do for the global office? A: Simply put, I’m in charge of making pretty things like videos, event graphics, and

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Lunar New Year: Memories, traditions, and how it’s changed.

Large red wooden doors with red paper tapestries and lanterns hanging in front. One on each side.

Lunar New Year holds a special place in the hearts of many people around the world.   Leo Tan, a UTC international student from the Shandong province in China, has celebrated this holiday throughout his life. We wanted to get a first-hand perspective of this long-standing tradition, so we asked him to give his account of this annual celebration. Here is his personal reflection of what it’s like celebrating the Chinese New Year and how this holiday has changed for him throughout the years. [Leo’s perspective is unique to his personal

Learn Spanish through Trails and Tribulations

Originally, I had been planning for months to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the Fall 2020 semester. As soon as the pandemic hit I knew that plan had gone out the window. Of course, I was incredibly heartbroken being unable to study abroad, however, one of the main reasons behind my need to study abroad was to fulfill my foreign language requirements in order to graduate from

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