Great things must end…..

The final exams have been submitted (but not yet graded….eeek!) and the students are starting to leave Dublin after what has been another fantastic semester at our Champlain College outpost in Ireland.

Looking back at the blog posts and thinking back about the semester, the students done some amazing things, had some great travels, learned a lot inside and outside the classroom, and expanded their horizons probably further than they realized they would.  They’ve made new friends, American and Irish, and learned a lot about themselves and their place in the world.

And the staff in Dublin are sad to see them go.  We had a fantastic group of students this semester, and they made our jobs relatively easy.  We’ll be welcoming a new group come January, but for now I’d just like to thank everyone involved with Champlain College Dublin and Champlain College Burlington for making this experience so great.

I’ll close with a few photos from our final party of the term, held immediately after we raised over 480 Euro for Barnardo’s charity by singing Christmas Carols on Grafton Street.

Quillan, Tom, Laurel, Laura, and Ryan warming up after the caroling.
Lindsay, Allison, and Brittany
John, David, Oliver, and Stephen
And of course some of the faculty turned up as well, Gavin Duffy, Darren Kelly, Caoimhghin Ó’Croidheáin, and Jacinta Kendrick

All the best, Stephen

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