The End of an Unforgettable Experience

Looking back on this experience, I am so grateful that I got to participate in this culturally-immersive and educational program. I have learned more about collaborating cross-culturally in the past four weeks that I had my entire life before Plus3 Global Projects. This was a great opportunity to form new relationships, gain consultation experience, and…

Plus3 Global Projects: The Curtain has Closed

Through this whole day, I’ve been reflecting upon my experience with the Pitt Plus3 Global Projects program that came to a close early this morning. It was so great to hear the presentations the other groups had been working on, as this was really the first time I had heard any of their ideas and…

Zooming to the End: A Goodbye to Plus3 Global Projects

Welcome to my fourth and final blog post of my Plus3 Global Projects journey! These past three and a half weeks have been a blast. From educational to transformative, there are an unlimited number of words that I could use to describe this project.  I am sad today that this will be the last list…

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

As we enter the final week of Plus3 Global Projects, it is hard to believe how far my team, Students United, has come. As with any experience meeting new people, our first team meeting was filled with awkward silences. This was amplified by the virtual setting of Zoom, where hiding is as easy as clicking…

Communication Through the Wire

After coming up on the end of the third week of the Plus3 I feel confident in my ability to communicate and work with my team in this virtual environment. But this came with some obstacles to overcome before I was able start completing the case project efficiently and at a level of quality that…

Cross-Cultural Communication

Even only about a week into this program, I have learned a lot about cultural differences when it comes to communication and team projects. In one of our first classes, we learned about and discussed The Culture Map, which highlights differences in workplace cultures and aids people in understanding how to effectively manage in cross-cultural…

New Faces and New Places

Meeting and working with a team of people from various different cultures poses many challenges but with increasing globalization it is something that most individuals will undergo at some point in careers. I am fortunate enough to be able to learn how to function as an effective group member and adapt to solve challenges that…

Plus3 Global Projects: An Intro to Me

Hi! My name is Sebastian Santos and I am a rising sophomore attending The University of Pittsburgh. I have not had the chance to declare a major yet but I am currently planning to major in Finance and get a minor in Economics, along with a certification in Business Analytics. After I graduate I hope…

Plus3 Global Projects: Introduction

Hi! My name is Caitlin Jarrell but I go by Cate. I am a rising sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh in the College of Business Administration and the University Honors College. My majors are Finance and Global Management, and I am also minoring in French and Political Science. After graduation, I hope to move…

Plus3 Global Projects: Self-Introduction

Hi everyone, my name is Logan and this past school year was my first year at the University of Pittsburgh! I’m yet to declare my major, however, I’m heavily leaning towards a degree in Finance with a certificate in International Business and possibly a minor in Economics. Post graduation, my hopes for the future is…