"If you told freshman me that I would change my major to social work, serve as a Camp War Eagle parent counselor, or travel to India for study abroad, I would never have believed it. But by trying new things and putting myself out there, I had incredible experiences I wouldn't trade the world for."
The symposium, held in Ortygia, Sicily, focused on providing an informal and conducive atmosphere of dialogue to further research and grant projects.
Amelia Grace Hill, a Spanish and interdisciplinary studies major, will use her award to teach in Galicia, Spain.
A study abroad experience at Auburn led him to pursue graduate study in Italy.
Students in the Italian cinema class analyzed one of their assigned films with its director.