Nancy Kreis is a student from the State University of New York, University at Albany. She studies within the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity with a minor in Spanish. Looking for a change of scenery, a place to grow personally and professionally, and to explore an unfamiliar culture… Israel is the perfect spot! Nancy is incredibly grateful for this opportunity. She eagerly anticipates exploring Beer-Sheva (and all of Israel), learning Hebrew, and meeting plenty of new people.
May 23, 2018 - The path taken to succeed in life is certainly not straight. It’s curved and occasionally has roadblocks, U-turns, and there will be plenty of surprises. Coming to Israel was undoubtedly the greatest detour I could have imagined. This amazing opportunity presented itself at random and I choose to dive in. I haven’t regretted this choice even once. Read more »
April 19, 2018 - As a little girl I always knew that I wanted to help people. Adults would often ask, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My answer changed a few times throughout the years although each potential job involved helping others and a splash of adrenaline. Being in Israel, I have realized that this experience is beyond my wildest dreams! Read more »
February 6, 2018 - As someone who had never traveled abroad before my time in Israel, I was incredibly excited and slightly nervous to begin this adventure. The initial cultural adjustment was very manageable (chiefly just handling jet lag) and I have encountered very few issues thus far. Choosing to study at BGU as an international student has undoubtedly been one of the best choices I have ever made. Read more »