Author: MountPR

Cradle of Western Civilization

This spring, 13 Mount St. Mary’s students are studying in Athens, Greece under the tutelage of Elaini Tsoukatos as well as College Year in Athens (CYA). Rosie Ballman, a first-year student, will be sharing her experiences with the Mount community through this blog, with a focus on food and cultural […]

Fair Winds

This fall, seven Mount St. Mary’s students are studying in Prague, Czech Republic, for the first time since 2018, and an equal number are in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the first time ever. While none of the Mounties in Prague chose to blog about their experiences, the 2018 Prague blog […]

Praying, Walking and Eating Through Italy

By Harry Scherer, C’22 From July 12 through August 4, I had the opportunity to join 35 young adults from around the country and 10 Mounties on a pilgrimage through Italy. We were led by Fr. Diego Ruiz, IVE through the streets of Rome, Orvieto, Milan, Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Siena, […]

Working Alongside Costa Ricans

I am Stephen Thomson, a senior international studies major. For three weeks in July, I traveled to Costa Rica to volunteer at two locations. The first was for a special type of elementary school focusing on child development via education and nutrition called the Fundación DEHVI. DEHVI is an acronym […]