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Meet the CGE Influencers & Storytellers | Fall 2024

CGE Influencers

Amanda Swets (she/her)

    • Junior from Cedar Lake, Indiana
    • Double-major in Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) and Microbiology; Minor in Chemistry
    • UT in Sydney with TEAN | Fall 2024

 

About me:

“Hi, my name is Amanda Swets, and I am a Junior studying BCMB, Microbiology, and Chemistry. I am originally from Cedar Lake, Indiana which is an hour away from Chicago. I love to hang out with friends and family, bake and cook, watch movies and sports games, and explore places I have never been to.”

[COMING SOON]


Daniel Martinez (he/him)

    • Junior from Lyndhurst, New Jersey
    • Major in Finance; Collateral in International Business
    • UT in Barcelona with ISA | Fall 2024

 

About me:

“What’s up y’all! I’m Danny, a rising junior eagerly preparing for my upcoming study abroad experience in Barcelona, Spain! While I’ve traveled abroad before, I am thrilled at the prospect of exploring new countries and cultures. I have a passion for attending sporting events and immersing myself in the local atmosphere. As I venture through Spain and neighboring countries, I look forward to embracing new experiences, discovering hidden gems, and creating unforgettable memories along the way. Get ready for join me on this exciting journey!” 

[COMING SOON]


Julia Davis (she/her)

 

About me:

“My name is Julia Davis and I’m a sophomore at UTK! I am from Dallas, Texas and I love to travel. In my free time, I love hanging out with my friends, doing pilates, and playing guitar. I can’t wait to study abroad in London and am excited to see all of the amazing and historical sights it has to offer!”

[COMING SOON]

 


Katelyn Medina (she/her)

 

About me:

“My name is Katelyn Medina. I am a junior at the University of Tennessee. I have been learning German since I was a freshman in highschool. I am beyond grateful for this opportunity and cannot wait to share my experiences!”

[COMING SOON]

 


Katelyn Morgan (she/her)

 

About me:

“My name is Katelyn and I’m a junior in the BARCH program! I teach yoga and Barre at TRECS and I love to travel. I’m super excited to be going to Rome in the fall of 2024 and visit so many important architectural sites we have been learning about in the architecture program.”

[COMING SOON]

 


Louisa Barnes (she/her)

 

About me:

“Hi! I am Louisa and I am a sophomore at UTK! I have never been abroad before but I am so excited to travel to new places and have so many new adventures. I love trying new foods and will definitely be eating my way through Europe! I also am excited to travel to different cities to try and get as much into the time I have abroad. I think the best way to explore a city is to get out and get lost so I am excited for the memories to come!”

[COMING SOON]

 

CGE Storytellers

Baylee Brown (she/her)

 

About me:

“Hi! My name is Baylee and I’m studying psychology and neuroscience and hope to be a neuropsychologist in the future! I love the outdoors, reading, and talking to people.”

[COMING SOON]


Braden Beach (he/him)

 

About me: 

“Hello! My name is Braden Beach and I am a rising senior at the University of Tennessee. I am studying finance with a concentration in International Business. I will be studying abroad at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy and could not be more excited!”

 

[COMING SOON]

 


Cora Funk (she/her)

    • Sophomore from Nashville, Tennessee
    • Major in Biology; Minor in Spanish
    • Macquarie University | Fall 2024

 

About me:

“My name is Cora Funk. I am from Nashville, TN. I am a biology major and a Spanish minor. Next semester I will be studying abroad in Sydney, Australia.”

[COMING SOON]


Tommy Houser (he/him)

 

About me:

“Hi, I’m Tommy. I am from Chicago, IL. I am an accounting major. I will be studying in Prague, Czech Republic next year.”

[COMING SOON]