Section: Education Abroad

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Nate Frentzel, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Nate Frentzel, Thailand

Nate Frentzel is a senior studying Business Administration with an emphasis on International Business and a minor in International Studies. Nate spent a semester at the Mahidol Univeristy International College just outside of Bangkok, Thailand through UW-Platteville’s affiliate GlobaLinks Learning Abroad. He is currently studying Chinese, Thai and Khmer (Cambodian).

Contact Nate: frentzeln@uwplatt.edu.

Derek Harmann, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Derek Harmann, Fiji

Derek Harmann is studying software engineering and spent a semester at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Suva, Fiji on the UW-Platteville Education Abroad program. Derek plans to keep traveling in the future with plans to go to Asia, Europe, and South America once he has the money to sustain himself. He loves Chinese food and dancing till he hits the ground, and  his favorite travel experience was learning to scuba dive in the beautiful coral reefs of Fiji. Just remember that:

It is better to travel well than to arrive. -Buddha

Contact Derek: harmannd@uwplatt.edu.

Kayann Johansson, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Kayann Johansson, China, Germany, and the Netherlands

Guten Tag!  Kayann Johansson is studying business administration major with emphases in marketing and international business, previously interned in the Education Abroad office, and is currently a tour guide on campus.  Kayann has studied abroad three times:  on the UW-Platteville Chinese Business Practices and Culture short-term faculty-led program, on the UW-Platteville History of Science and Technology in Europe short-term faculty-led program, and for a semester at Schiller International University in Heidelberg, Germany through UW-Platteville’s affiliate CCIS. She loved getting to explore the Heidelberg Castle where she lived in Germany and thought it was really cool to learn about the history and how a family feud had part of the castle being blown up by a hundred pounds of gun powder.

Contact Kayann: johanssonk@uwplatt.edu.

Katy Lang, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Katy Lang, the Netherlands

Katy Lang is a senior history major and political science minor.  Katy studied abroad twice: on the UW-Platteville Chinese Business Practices and Culture short-term faculty-led program and for a semester on the UW-Platteville Exchange program at the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle, Netherlands.

Contact Katy: langka@uwplatt.edu.

Jeremy Staszak, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Jeremy Staszak, Australia

Jeremy Staszak is a communications major with a social media minor who and spent a semester at the University of Newcastle in Newcastle, Australia on the UW-Platteville Education Abroad program. Jeremy best describes study abroad as "one of those life changing events" and has plans to go Down Under again someday.

Contact Jeremy: staszakj@uwplatt.edu.

Kayla Steffel, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Kayla Steffel, the Netherlands

Kayla Steffel grew up just north of Oconto Falls, Wisconsin on a small dairy farm, where she also owns a small herd of Brown Swiss dairy cows, which inspired her animal science major with a dairy science emphasis.  Kayla participated on the UW-Platteville Agriculture and Cultural Exchange short-term faculty-led program to the Netherlands where she was able to tour multiple farms, gain a new perspective on agriculture and experience a new culture.

Contact Kayla: steffelk@uwplatt.edu.

Holly Sutcliffe, UW-Platteville Education Abroad Ambassador

Holly Sutcliffe, Germany and the Netherlands

Holly Sutcliffe is an animal science major with minors in international studies and German who studied abroad twice.  Her first experience was on the UW-Platteville Renewable Energy Best Practices short-term faculty-led program to Germany and was followed by a semester at the Dronten University of Applied Sciences in Dronten, Netherlands on the UW-Platteville Exchange program.  Her favorite travel experiences to date were in Germany, England, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, France, and the US, and in addition to returning to Europe, she has travel goals to experience Asia.

Contact Holly: sutcliffeh@uwplatt.edu.

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