Our Bloggers

Guest Bloggers

Becca Hankla, IAS 2014

Becca Hankla Bio pic

Becca Hankla is a senior at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina. She majors in Psychology and minors in ‘War and Conflict in History’ and ‘Music’. She will be attending Queens University Belfast in the fall of 2014. Becca leads a worship group with her chapel program and loves to read, write, sing and spend time with friends and family. She is a published author in a series of story collections published by Mercer University!


Alex Schwartz, IAS 2014 

Alex is a junior of Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. He Majors is Engineering Science. Alex will participate in the IAS program at St. Mary’s University College in the Fall of 2014. Alex enjoys school, inventing, travelling and spending time with friends and family. He enjoys trying new things, rides a motorcycle and is a nondenominational minister.

Alex will be writing about settling into life in Northern Ireland.


Adam Hussein, SUSA 2013/14

Adam H- Bio picAdam, 21, is a final year Business student at the University of Ulster. A recent alumni of the Study USA Programme, where he studied International Business Management at La Salle University in Philadelphia. Adam is passionate about travel and new experiences. He is a huge music enthusiast and enjoys listening to and designing new music. He is a avid traveler, swimmer and poker player.


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Orla Gallagher, SUSA 2013/14

Orla Blog picOrla is a Final year student at Queens University Belfast majoring in International Politics and Conflict Studies. She studied on the Study USA program during 2013/14, at Marymount University, Virginia. She worked with the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in their Research, Communications and Study Abroad departments. Orla enjoys traveling, good music and spending time with friends.


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