From CEO to Ambassador to Assistant Secretary of State and now returning to CEO, Rivkin's dynamic and visionary leadership has been paramount to his success in each of these endeavors.
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For Parker Harris FR'85, dynamic and visionary leadership have been paramount to his success as co-founder of Salesforce.
If you were asked to write a nonfiction memoir of your family history, what story would you tell?
"So, there are two layers of crust?" my host mother asked, carefully watching me cover the apple filled dish with a layer of dough. After arriving in Rennes, France two months ago, I had decided to introduce apple pie to my host family...
It was a beautiful day, and the atmosphere felt vibrant. The narrow cobblestone alleys were filled with people shopping and chatting, and the outdoor cafes seemed to spill out onto the streets. We walked around for what felt like hours, and I was in awe of the beautiful architecture.
SYA Spain 2018 Campus Reporter Elizabeth L. describes student life in Zaragoza.
SYA France Campus Reporter Layla C. describes what it is like transitioning from a rural town in Pennsylvania to Rennes, France.
SYA China 2018 Campus Reporter Grace L. describes a typical Friday at SYA China.
"Each team will be given a map and a worksheet with specific tasks to complete. Using only these limited resources, here is your assignment: explore the city of Terracina."
Step inside Daniele Gatti's Global Citizenship class, and you will see first-hand the power of student-centered, place-based education.
Head of Schools and Programs Aric Visser discusses the challenges and opportunities of learning a language in an ever-connected world.
The SYA community is filled with polyglots. Survey respondents reported being able to speak 16 different languages!
This year's SYA Spain journalism class recently published its annual publication, El Guiño. For the first time in the publication's history, under the leadership of literature and journalism faculty member Ángeles Errazu, the students worked with local peers to share perspectives on topics ranging from local culture to science to politics to produce the bilingual issue.
..."But, not even hours of stalking our hostel and the endless sights to explore could prepare us for the adventure ahead."
This month's featured alum, Sasha Cantrelle FR'10, reflects on lessons in confidence and adaptability learned at SYA France that aid in her career today.
School Year Abroad recently celebrated the golden anniversary of SYA France with a multi-day celebration that took place in Rennes and Paris.
So without further adue, a few words of advice for young travelers...
"What a crazy whirlwind the past few weeks have been! I truly can't believe that I have less than a month in France, but as my host sister says, 'je ne veux pas y penser'"
"Spring has sprung in Beijing! Unlike living on the East Coast of the U.S., the seasons here change abruptly, so it's already 80 degrees"...
Lily P. is currently a junior at SYA Italy. She most recently sent us photos from her travels around Sicily enjoying the Spring time weather!
You will learn countless things throughout your year abroad, but here are three things that every SYA student will walk away with...
Campbell, currently a junior at SYA Italy, recently shared several photos that highlight the European architecture and her outdoor adventures!
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