Jaime Ramos II '18
Study Abroad Advisor
firstname.lastname@example.org | 717-361-1347 | Nicarry Hall 117
Jaime Ramos II ’18 serves as Elizabethtown College’s Study Abroad Advisor within the Center for Global Understanding and Peacebuilding. Since graduating from Etown, he has worked in multiple professional advising roles both domestically and internationally. Jaime specializes in cultural awareness training, global leadership readiness, and second-language acquisition. He encourages all students to explore the multiple opportunities available through winter, spring break, May-term, summer, semester, and year-long study abroad programs. Through campus events, advising sessions, and social media, Jaime wants students to know that everyone, regardless of their major, athletic schedule, extracurriculars or finances, can study abroad.
Jaime graduated from Elizabethtown College with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a minor in Spanish. As a student, he studied abroad in Valladolid, Spain during his junior year. During his time abroad, Jaime traveled throughout Spain as well as in England, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Gibraltar, and Morocco. In addition to his travels in Europe and Africa, Jaime also served in the Peace Corps as a Youth Development Facilitator in Peru between 2018 – 2020. His work in Peru consisted of establishing youth leadership initiatives, peer support programming, as well as college and career counseling for local high school students.
If you have any questions about how to begin your study abroad journey, please reach out to Jaime and he will be glad to assist you.
Dr. Shannon Haley-Mize
Director, Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking
Associate Professor of Education
email@example.com | 717-361-3702 | Nicarry Hall 121
Dr. Shannon Haley-Mize completed doctoral study in special education with an emphasis in emotional and behavioral disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and has been involved in the study of peace education for several years. As part of this work, she co-teaches a course on peace education that includes a short-term study abroad trip to Belfast and partnered with a local school to start the PeaceJam afterschool program for middle school students. This program involves an inclusive group of middle school students in studying the Nobel Peace laureates, issues around identity development and conflict resolution, and design of a community service project. Past experience in the education field includes work with students in a psychiatric day and inpatient treatment setting, federal grant administration, and service-learning program development. Her research interests include new literacy studies, technology integration in P-16 education; social justice, teacher education and conflict resolution. She has shared her work on these topics at a variety of conferences and scholarly publications.
If you are an Elizabethtown College faculty member, considering leading a short-term study abroad program, please contact Dr. Haley-Mize for more details.
Meet The Study Abroad Peer Advisors
Fifth-Year Occupational Therapy major firstname.lastname@example.org | 717-361-1347 | Nicarry Hall 118
Madelyn is a fifth-year Occupational Therapy major from Shippensburg, Pennsylvania who spent her Spring 2022 semester studying abroad in Stirling, Scotland through API Study Abroad. An avid traveler and adventurist at heart, Madelyn always says that her favorite part of her time abroad were the people she meet and lived with in her unviersity flat. During her time in Scotland, Madelyn traveled to many parts of Scotland including Edinburgh, the Scottish Highlands, and much more. In addition to her in-country travels, Madelyn also traveled to Italy, Czech Republic, Ireland, Netherlands, and France.
Junior Digital Media Production major email@example.com | 717-361-1347 | Nicarry Hall 118
Layla is a junior Digital Media Production major from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania who spent her 2022 summer term in England and her 2023 summer term in Ireland. During her 2022 summer term, Layla had the opportunity to explore many of the historical parts of England through Dr. Tara Moore's Regional Writers of England May-term expereince. The following summer, Layla once again traveled abroad through Dr. Katherine Hughes' Ireland in Text and Image May-term experience to explore the many wonderful parts of Ireland. In addition to her summer travels, Layla has also traveled to Costa Rica in 2019 where she spent 10 days through a high school service trip.
Senior Occupational Therapy major firstname.lastname@example.org | 717-361-1347 | Nicarry Hall 118
Alyssa is a Senior Occupational Therapy major from Reisterstown, Maryland who spent her Spring 2023 semester studying abroad in Viterbo, Italy through USAC. While in Italy, Alyssa had a very immersive and cultural study abroad experience where she took classes in Italian, lived in an Italian speaking community, and ate authentic Italian cuisine; all while exploring many parts of Italy, which include Rome, Florence, Naples, and The Amalfi Coast. In addition to her in-country travels, Alyssa also traveled to Vatican City, England, Spain, Netherlands, and Belgium!