NAME John Condon ’13
HOMETOWN West Hartford, Conn.
AREAS OF STUDY Political science major
WHERE HE’S STUDYING University College Cork in Cork City, Ireland
WHY HE CHOSE IRELAND “To get the experience of working at a big, international university in a place with an interesting history and cultural tradition.”
WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Meeting new people and exploring the sights of Cork and the surrounding region.”
WHY HE’S BLOGGING “To give others an idea about what it’s like to study abroad as well as to have a record of my experiences to look back upon in the future. The blogs were a great resource for me when I was making study abroad plans and I hope that mine will be similarly useful to those making the decision to spend a year away from Holy Cross.”
‘Exploring an Institution’s Roots: Board Members Walk in a Saint’s Footsteps’
In the January/February issue of Trusteeship Magazine, Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of the College of the Holy Cross, reflects on the pilgrimage he led with a...02/12/15
‘The best U.S. colleges for a major in English’
USA Today reports that the College of the Holy Cross ranks ninth in the top ten places to get an English degree in the U.S. The list, generated from College Factual, is a...02/12/15
Holy Cross Among Top Producers of Fulbright Students
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The College of the Holy Cross is once again among the liberal arts colleges with the highest number of Fulbright students, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education,...