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Ellie LaFountain

As a Media and Communications major at Ursinus College, Ellie LaFountain (she/her/hers) is looking forward to using her intercultural communication skills to fully immerse herself in the Irish culture. She will be spending the fall semester studying and interning in Dublin, and is excited to gain real world experience and connections in new and different environments. As a collegiate gymnast, Ellie is determined to find a balance between work and play while studying abroad!

Recent Posts

How I Made the Decision to Spend a Semester Abroad as a Student Athlete

Sep 9, 2019 11:25:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

To study abroad or not to study abroad? This was a question that Ellie, a gymnast at Ursinus College, mulled over for years. In her very first post of many for our blog this semester, she shares how she triumphed over her obstacles and eventually made the important decision regarding her future. Ellie's journey starts right...here!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Meet Ellie LaFountain: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Meet Ellie LaFountain, an official CAPA blogger in Dublin for Fall 2019:

University: Ursinus College
Major: Media and Communications with a Psychology minor
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC


What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Over the years I have heard many people speak so highly of their experiences abroad, so I am so excited to finally be able to make some memories of my own. I am excited for the change in pace, scenery, and overall “college” lifestyle that studying abroad will provide to me.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

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