We are 24 University of Oregon journalism students who are headed to Ghana this summer for a six-week internship program with various media outlets and non-profits. Follow us on our trip as we post our published work and personal blogs here while we explore this West African nation.
The first group of 15, led by program director Prof. Leslie Steeves, will depart a few days after graduation, and the second group of 9 departs in mid July, overlapping by two weeks with the first group. Catherine Ryan Gregory and Prof. Sung Park are leading the second group. Left to right top row: Catherine Ryan Gregory, Blaine Bailey, Brandon Thoms, Garth Dmyterko, Schuyler Durham, Jeremy Bliesner, Rob, Uehlin, Jared Kaufer, Justin Epley, Bjorn Johnson, Ibiza (Bee) Medina, Joseph Faltyn, Lauren Messman, Ryan Schoeck, Sung Park, Chris Scotti, Leslie Steeves. Bottom Row: Lana Burge, Elora Overbey, Kayla Albrecht, Catherine Dacquisto, Luke Hausman, Courtney Ramirez, Thao Bui, Dan Le, Yu-En (Enya) Chiu, and Myray Reames.