Frances Ufkes is a student at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and is an ISA Featured Blogger. She is participating in the Service-Learning program through ISA in San Jose, Costa Rica. In my previous trips with ISA to Costa Rica, I took Spanish classes. Now that I […]
I just moved to Austin, Texas from Corpus Christi. I am a non-traditional ISA student, given I am older and have worked as a health professional for many years. I have been on many ISA adventures -- two sessions in Salamanca, Spain and this is my fourth time in Costa Rica. It is truly my second home. My host families are like real family to me. I go with ISA yearly to improve my Spanish, as I now also work as a tutor and am a certified medical interpreter. My blog will introduce you to deeper issues of the Tico society and culture, especially relating to medicine and health. I want to show you through my eyes and my words, the country I love so dearly.
Frances Ufkes is a student at Texas A & M University Corpus Christi and was an ISA Featured Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA Service-Learning in San Jose, Costa Rica. What sport comes to mind when you hear the words, jammer, blocker and pivot? Imagine a sport characterized by injuries […]