Monthly Archives: November 2011

Notes from Programming: Travels in Turkey

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Associate Director, Maggie Strassman, traveled to the ‘crossroads of civilization’ this summer to create our very first Cultural Exploration Turkey program. Learn more about the program as Maggie describes her journey and shares her excitement to be designing this innovative Continue reading

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Photo Slideshow: Volunteering Around the World

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With 14 Community Service programs for high school students across the globe and volunteer projects incorporated into several Pre-College ExcelGlobal Awareness in Action, Middle School Foundations, and Language Learning programs, Putney Student Travel is making a Continue reading

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Like Mother Like Daughter

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In early September, we received our very first application for one of our 2012 summer programs abroad for high school students from a family with a special relationship with Putney Student Travel. Schuyler Ryon, a 1984 alumna of our Cultural Continue reading

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Featured Leaders: Derek Stenquist and Corey Bradley

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While we normally feature individual leaders from our high school student travel programs abroad for our newsletter, Derek and Corey were such a great team that we decided to keep them together. Recent graduates of Dartmouth College and Davidson College, … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Printers, Catalogs are Here!

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Exciting things are happening here at the Putney Student Travel Barn. A van-load of our shiny new 2012 catalogs arrived yesterday and we can’t wait to share them with everyone! With tons of photos from last summer’s high school and … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Adventures in Argentina

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We wanted to share this particularly moving excerpt from one of our student evaluations from our summer community service program in Argentina for high school students. Charlotte Cuddy, a Needham High School student from Needham, Massachusetts, details a particularly meaningful Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Memories from Senegal

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We recently reconnected with Fiel Sahir, an alumni of our summer community service program in Senegal for high school students. A recipient of one of our Putney Open Door Fund scholarships, Fiel is an Indonesian-American who now studies Classical Guitar

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