• Mexico
  • Casa Hogar Getsemani

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    Over spring break, I was blessed to have the opportunity to serve at Casa Hogar Getsemani, a children’s home in Morelos, Mexico. I went with a team of thirteen–six women and seven men–to cook meals for the children at the home during the week so we could give the house parents a vacation of their […]

  • Mexico
  • Nadia Villafuertes

    One of the things I love the most about OU is the wide range of international events that are offered by the different colleges on campus. This fall, the OU Humanities Forum invited Nadia Villafuerte, a Mexican author, to come and host a creative writing workshop. Afterword, she and my professor, Dr. Julie Ward, held a […]

  • Mexico
  • An Interview with a Spanish Major


    What’s your name, major, and classification? Maegan Brewer, I’m a Spanish Pre-Physical Therapy major with an HES minor, and I’m a sophomore. Why did you choose to major in Spanish? Because I have a passion for the Spanish language and culture and, being pre-PT, I hope to be able to serve more people better because I’m […]

  • Mexico
  • OU Spanish Club


    If you are a student at OU who would love to learn more Spanish and spend time with others who share the same interest, you should check out the Spanish Club! It is a student-led group that sponsors several on-campus events each year. It meets once a month, usually in Kaufman Hall; during this time, […]

  • Adventures
  • Mexico Day 2 – Sunday

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    Today was incredible. Absolutely, completely, totally incredible. We went to Pastor Joe’s church for the morning service, 80% of which was singing and dancing and praise. The Holy Spirit was so present: there was weeping, and praising, and rejoicing, which is possibly the sweetest communion one can experience with the Lord on earth! From church, […]

  • Mexico
  • OU in Rio and Puebla


    Last semester, I had the privilege of attending the launch party for the new study sessions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Puebla, Mexico!The study centers abroad are such an incredible opportunity–being taught by OU professors and paying OU tuition in a foreign country is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! At the event, we were able to […]