Leigh Nelson

Bio Summary
Cohort Year: 
Home Institution: 
Waynesburg University
Heinz Programming Area: 
Arts & Culture
Study Abroad Country: 
International Experience

Leigh Nelson studied abroad with Semester at Sea. Credits were acquired through the University of Virginia. While on board the ship, Leigh took Global Studies, International Women’s Health, and Physical Oceanography where she was able to acquire nine transferable credits towards her major and minor courses. Leigh traveled a lot while in each country, and had the opportunity to taste the local cuisine offered in several cities. She was able to see places she has only dreamed of such as the grand Cathedral in Seville Spain, the canals of Venice, Italy, the cliffs of Croatia, the islands of Greece, the beaches of Bulgaria, the Mosques of Turkey, the pyramids of Egypt, and Rick’s café in Casablanca. Since her return, she has been saving up for her next adventure.

Community Engagement Experience
CEE Title: 
Bead for Life

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