49 min

'An Outlook with a Mission' - Episode 2 with Pietro Rossini International Student Stories brought to you by Study in the USA

    • Education

Pietro Rossini, 29, is a Xaverian Missionary from Salerno, Italy, and is pursuing his Master’s of Science in Journalism at Boston University. Pietro has recently completed an ESL program at Framingham State University and is the host of his own podcast, Mission Outlook. Simon and Pietro delve into his upbringing, a deep connection with family and culture, and his journey into discovering himself through his studies and travels.
SUMMARY
01:58 - Pietro speaks of his upbringing, early life, and the impact of family growing up in Salerno, Italy.04:23 - How did your parents and their careers influence you?07:50 - What are you most grateful for?11:22 - Who were the most influential people in your life?15:30 - Who is someone dead that you would like to spend a day with?17:32 - If you were cremated, where would you want your ashes spread? If you were buried, where would you like to be buried?19:57 - History of the Xaverian Mission22:49 - How did you first get involved as a Xaverian Missionary?26:00 - Pietro speaks of his podcast and the decision to pursue journalism34:16 - What helps you adapt to change? Pietro’s Blog Post, “Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance?”37:14 - When you first came to the U.S., did you have any expectations of what it would be like? Did the reality match your expectations?40:57 - What are some stereotypes you feel that Americans have of international students?44:33 - Are there any customs or traditions in the U.S. that you would like to see in Italy?45:28 - Are there any customs from Italy that you would like to see brought to the U.S.? 46:51 - What’s your favorite English slang word?LINKS
Boston University
Framingham State University 
Salerno, Italy
Xaverian Missionary
Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance Blog Post
Studying Abroad: Expectations vs. Reality 
American Slang Words
GUEST INFORMATION
Pietro’s Podcast
Instagram @pietro.rossini_sx 
Twitter @PietroRossini 
LinkedIn @pietro-rossini 
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Pietro Rossini, 29, is a Xaverian Missionary from Salerno, Italy, and is pursuing his Master’s of Science in Journalism at Boston University. Pietro has recently completed an ESL program at Framingham State University and is the host of his own podcast, Mission Outlook. Simon and Pietro delve into his upbringing, a deep connection with family and culture, and his journey into discovering himself through his studies and travels.
SUMMARY
01:58 - Pietro speaks of his upbringing, early life, and the impact of family growing up in Salerno, Italy.04:23 - How did your parents and their careers influence you?07:50 - What are you most grateful for?11:22 - Who were the most influential people in your life?15:30 - Who is someone dead that you would like to spend a day with?17:32 - If you were cremated, where would you want your ashes spread? If you were buried, where would you like to be buried?19:57 - History of the Xaverian Mission22:49 - How did you first get involved as a Xaverian Missionary?26:00 - Pietro speaks of his podcast and the decision to pursue journalism34:16 - What helps you adapt to change? Pietro’s Blog Post, “Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance?”37:14 - When you first came to the U.S., did you have any expectations of what it would be like? Did the reality match your expectations?40:57 - What are some stereotypes you feel that Americans have of international students?44:33 - Are there any customs or traditions in the U.S. that you would like to see in Italy?45:28 - Are there any customs from Italy that you would like to see brought to the U.S.? 46:51 - What’s your favorite English slang word?LINKS
Boston University
Framingham State University 
Salerno, Italy
Xaverian Missionary
Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance Blog Post
Studying Abroad: Expectations vs. Reality 
American Slang Words
GUEST INFORMATION
Pietro’s Podcast
Instagram @pietro.rossini_sx 
Twitter @PietroRossini 
LinkedIn @pietro-rossini 
CONNECT WITH US
Instagram
Facebook 
Twitter 
Tumblr 
Find our Podcasts here

49 min

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