Meet the Cast Monday: Jackie from Switzerland

Posted by Up with People on March 11, 2019

Meet Jackie, a 1st Semester Cast member of Up with People from Switzerland! “Live your life because it is great, you can accomplish a lot!” Why did you decide to join Up With People? Two years ago, Up With People came to my hometown in Bulah, Switzerland. My mom told me about a show that was happening in town and asked me if I wanted to come. I have always enjoyed watching shows, so I said “Why not!” After seeing the representation of so many cultures, I thought the show was awesome, and I told myself that I wanted to …

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5 Steps to Planning Your Gap Year Abroad

Posted by Up with People on March 8, 2019

Experiencing a gap year is more than just taking a few months off to travel. Sure, that can be a great benefit of a gap year, but it isn’t the whole story. We’ve decided to help you out just like we have helped thousands of other youths around the world with five steps to start planning your ultimate gap year abroad. What do you want to get out of your gap year? This is the most crucial part of planning your time off from school or work. Each person’s answer will be different. Some people want to volunteer in other …

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Gala 2019 Remarks from Up with People’s President and CEO, Dale Penny

Posted by Up with People on March 6, 2019

The Up with People 2019 Gala was an absolute success. From people’s participation in the paddle raise to an outstanding performance by the Up with People cast, the night was one that we will all remember. Up with People’s President and CEO, Dale Penny, kicked off the gala by sharing his remarks with the audience for those that attended as well as those watching from home on our global live stream. Remarks from Up with People President and CEO, Dale Penny: “I’m aware that we have two audiences here tonight, those who have been involved deeply in the Up with …

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Meet the Cast Monday: Andree from Sweden

Posted by Up with People on March 4, 2019

  Meet Our Cast Member Andree from Sweden! Andree is a student in the Up with People study abroad program & is the 1st person to ever perform the song Really Me. Learn more about Andree’s experience! What have you learned from being in the Study Abroad Program in Up with People and how does it add to your semester on tour? “This semester we are studying contemporary leadership models, intercultural communication, and small group communication. Intercultural communication is really good because we are talking about how communication between cultures will be different. It’s really easy to take that and …

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Ways To Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

Posted by Up with People on February 27, 2019

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights and equality. In places like Berlin, Germany it’s now even celebrated as a public holiday. Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. As the world heads toward International Women’s Day 2019 we offer ways you can celebrate women this year. The theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter which is meant as a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world. How will you help make a …

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