Rebecca Hovey, on a hike.Rebecca Hovey – Senior Director for Global Engagement and Affiliated Scholar, Center for Urban and Global Studies

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Rebecca joined the OSA in February 2023.

Advising Portfolio: Trinity in Cape Town.




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Lindsay traveling the Great Ocean Road in Australia

Lindsay Oliver – Senior Study Away Adviser

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Lindsay Oliver joined the Office of Study Away in 2016 as a Study Away Adviser, bring with her years of experience in study abroad. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Regional Geography along with a minor in Anthropology from Central Connecticut State University, while also studying abroad five times. Lindsay’s love of travel and culture began very young and as an adult has turned her passion into her career. Lindsay has lived abroad several times. First, in Salamanca, Spain where she was fully immersed in an intensive Spanish language program. Lindsay has also lived in London, England, which has become her home away from home. Her most memorable travel experiences have been a solo trip through Australia, backpacking across Eastern Europe and exploring the culturally rich city of Istanbul.

  • Advising Portfolio: Trinity College Rome Campus and Trinity in Vienna
  • Fun Facts: Lindsay has traveled to 25 countries and counting, she is an avid reader, regularly attends concerts and music festivals, is a lifelong yogi & a huge soccer fan (Go Manchester City & FC Barcelona!)
Cecilia traveling in Cartagena, Colombia

Cecilia Davila – Study Away Adviser

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Cecilia Davila joined the Office of Study Away in the summer of 2023. She was previously a Spanish teacher and developed her love for new cultures and languages while studying abroad in Granada, Spain. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Delaware and a Master’s in Education from the University of Connecticut. While Cecilia was studying abroad in Spain she traveled to nine different European countries and has also traveled to several different countries in Latin America on her own time. Her most memorable travel experiences have been a group trip to Algarve, Portugal’s most southern region, a family trip to Costa Rica and exploring the vibrant city of Cartagena, Colombia.

Advising Portfolio: All Approved External Programs, Summer programs, Trinity/La Mama Performing Arts

Fun Facts: Cecilia has studied abroad in Spain twice, she loves fashion and styling, and she plans to travel to Italy, Greece and Croatia very soon. She can’t wait to check off more countries that have been on her bucket list!



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