May 30 Our group,Los Diez, started our journey to Chichen early and met at the bus stop around 6 in the morning. Our host families were gracious enough to get us there that early and on time. We got in the van and met our tour guide, Manuel Cortes Pech. He was a very fun […]

Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil Telefon

Friday, May 29 At orientation yesterday, it was impressed upon us that service,is a big part of La Salle University. And it that spirit, today was the first day that our group was really able to dive into the wonder that is CRIT or Centro de Rehabilitacion Infantil Telefon. This facility provides services for children […]

Cancun and La Salle University

The first day for the EL PUENTE (The Bridge) study abroad group was memorable. We began with a City Tour which included Market 28 for a peak at Mexican artesanias, followed by a visit to the Keeper of the Plains in Cancun, Mexico. This statue is miniature copy of the famously – tall one in […]

Let the adventure begin!

Let the adventure begin! Not only is it the culmination of months of preparation for these outstanding students, including an orientation course in the Mayan culture, it has also now included 18 hours of unexpected confusion and delays, courtesy of UNITED AIRLINES. However, smiling faces and warm hugs of enthusiastic host families on arrival in […]

July 10, 2014

Today the group visited cultural sites to gain understanding of China’s rich history and culture.  Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City was the first stop.  Tiananmen Square is very large and can hold one million people.  The square is the location where Chairman Mao declared the People’s Republic of China in 1949.  The square also […]

July 8 by Tatsuya Hidano

After a comfortable 30-minute bullet train ride from Beijing to Tianjin, Mr. Kevin Chen, Section Chief of Aviation Industry Development Center (AIDC), and Bombardier Facilities Development director Mr. Joel Davis greeted us there. Quickly headed to lunch from there, our exchange of casual greetings turned into another conversation about businesses and its operations in Tianjin. […]

Tuesday! On behalf of Bruce Hysom

Tuesday showed great promise as the smog over Beijing cleared for the first time during our residency, and just as our visibility of the skyline grew clearer so did our understanding of the Chinese business environment. Our first stop was a visit to ChinaSense, the company hosting our residency. Jennifer Pan, Managing director and founder, […]


On behalf of Michelle Lytle Our second day in China, and our first official business day. We started early…getting a quick breakfast in at the hotel and then onto the bus for our first meeting at United Family Healthcare.  We were greeted by Alan Kahn, VP of marketing and communication.  Alan was kind enough to […]

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Think about starting to celebrate your birthday in Wichita, continue in Minneapolis, then having lunch and a quick walk in beautiful Seattle, then 11 hours in the air, and finally, at about 10 p.m., receive warm birthday wishes in Beijing. Loretta had a unique birthday this year. How about celebrating your birthday the Global MBA […]