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Sabtu, 02 Agustus 2014

During CCIP

What I had done when I live and study abroad in CCI Program in Miami July 2013 - May 2014
  • Lived in Kendall Miami, The Stratford Apartment with CCIP students in building 9021, #105 with my roommate Stephanie, Caroline, and Zenith. Neighbor at #304 Diana, Mimy, Sumera, and Shamama. Building 9001 #204 Mushfik, Rehmat, Kimo, Shahid (CCIP Kendall boys), and many brazilians from Science Without Borders Program from different parts of Brazil.
  • Studied in the biggest campus in the biggest Community College in USA, Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus under the School of Business
  • 1 week orientations and workshops
  • 1 month ESL (English Intensive) Summer (July 2013-August 2013) at Wolfson (Downtown) Campus
  • Fall Semester (August 2013-December 2013) enrolled in: Principle of Business, Introduction of Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, and Business Mathematics. I had these classes from Monday - Friday
  • Spring Semester (January 2014-April 2014) enrolled in: Principle of Management (Online class), Introduction to E-commerce, Fundamental of Selling. I had class only on Friday from 8am - 1 pm. On Saturday, we had non-credit classes (for professional development) in MDC Kendall School of Continuing Education only for CCIP students: Project Management, Grant Writing, Negotiation / Conflict Resolution
  • CSI (Culture, Society, Institution) Class from CCIP MDC generally once a week during Fall and Spring Semester. Learned about US history, US and other countries constitutions, culture, society, democracy, social issues and projects, education, pop culture, famous places, and many more
  • 1 on 1 meeting with Margaret, Fun Night with Ma'am
  • Achieved 2 college credit certificates from Miami Dade College: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (total 7 subjects / 21 credits).
  • Graduate in Miami Dade College commencement 2014 with GPA 4.00
  • Joined CAB (Campus Activities Board) with Student Life Department
  • Dr. Syedur Rahman and Ms. Larita Hagar visit
  • Field Trip, Cultural Excursion: 
    • Crandon Park, Key Biscayne
    • FIU Football game 
    • Miami Culinary Institute
    • Little Havana
    • Alligator Farm
    • Miami History Museum
    • Zoo Miami
    • Miami Seaqurium
    • Miami Heat basketball game
    • Orlando (Magic Kingdom), NASA Headquarter at Cape Canaveral, St. Augustine Historical Old Town
    • Mid Year Retreat CCC to Arizona (Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon, Sedona, Montezuma Castle)
    • TRAC Rope Course Team Building Activity at FIU
  • Campus and CCIP Activities
    • Kendall Got Talent (where Zenith participated as contestant, dancing Manipuri Traditional Dance)
    • Business Etiquette Lunch
    • Spooky Night (Halloween for Children)
    • MDC International Education Week
    • Thanksgiving Lunch with SGA (Student Government Association)
    • SCFSGA Conference at Jacksonville with MDC Kendall SGA
    • MDC Kendall Open House
    • Spring Fling Carnival for Kids
    • Tribute to Nelson Mandela
    • Ole Espanol - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
    • Lunch and Presentation for Celebrate Black Heritage Month event
    • MDC Shark Basketball game
    • MDC Volley game
    • Rally in Tally (Rally for education in Florida's capital city, Tallahassee)
    • PBL Seminar by PWC Miami
  •   CCIP Activities and Cultural Events Celebration
    • Birthdays!
    • Thanksgiving with CCIP
    • Country Presentation and International Potluck (Independence Day of Countries Celebrations)
    • Country Presentation at Highschool
    • Christmas and Secret Snowflakes
    • Eid Celebrations
    • Diwali Celebration
    • Santa Enchanted Forest
    • Leadership in Diversity Seminar by Joshua Fredenburg
  • Volunteering
    • Miami Fruit and Spice Park
    • Everglades
    • Feeding South Florida
    • TECHO Colecta
    • Single Stop at Kendall Campus
    • Miami Book Fair International
    • Miami Winter Party
    • Children's Holiday at North Campus
    • Camillus House
    • Relay for Life at FIU
    • Vizcaya Museum and Garden
    • National Day of Service at Olinda Park
    • Rally 1 Billion Rising: stop women abuse and trafficking
    • Gear Up Mentoring at Kendall Campus
    • Fashion Show at Harvest Moon Festival at North Campus
  • Internships
    • Rodri Studio, floral arrangement company by Angel Rodriguez
    • 7a Heritage by Matt Hayes
    • Got a call for interview from Beacon Council for One Community One Goal (OCOG) Project
  • Art, Music, Sports Performance
    • Icona Pop Concert
    • Macklemore Concert
    • Miley Cyrus Concert
    • Slava's Snowshow
    • TEDx Youth Miami
    • Broadway: War Horse
    • Broadway: Once
    • Miami City Ballet
    • WTA Tennis Miami
    • Nikki Beach Massive Party
  • Traveling and Trip within US
    • South Miami Beach, North Miami Beach (Haulover Beach)
    • Indonesian Independence Day Celebration with Vida Florida at Tampa (Downtown, Old Town Ybor City, Clearwater Beach)
    • Tampa (Busch Garden), Orlando (Sky Coaster, Universal Studio, Halloween Horror Night)
    • Thanksgiving with Vida Florida at Oleta River Park, North Miami
    • Orlando (Universal Studio Mardi Gras, Wet n Wild)
    • West: San Francisco, LA, San Diego, Las Vegas
    • East: Boston, New York, North Virginia, Washington DC
    • Key Largo Florida (Bahia Honda Park and Beach, Key West)
 Check this e-yearbook to read more details (proudly made by all CCIP MDC students)




Restaurants and Cafes
Subway, McD, KFC, Starbucks, Cold Stone, Pizza Hut, Papa John, Lime Mexican, Bali Cafe, Pizza Rustica, Sushi Maki, Voodoo BBQ and Grill, Denny's, Taco Bell, Chipotle, Pollo Tropical, Uptown Buffet, Sergio's, Johnny Rockets, ChurroMania, The Cheesecake Factory, Bobby's Burger Palace, Military Burger, 100 Montaditos, Chicken Kitchen, Cici's Pizza, Bahama Breeze, some random Chinese and Thai restaurants.

And places I wanted to visit: 
Florida (Fort Myers, Naples, Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Beach), Seattle Washington, Portland Oregon, Chicago Illinois, California (Yosemite, Death Valley, Big Basin / Big Sur, Napa Valley, Coachella, Comic Con San Diego), Mount Rushmore, Hawaii, Alaska, Niagara Falls, Fajardo Puerto Rico, Cirque de Soleil Las Vegas, Philadelphia New Orleans on Mardi Gras, New Mexico Taos Pueblo, Yellowstone National Park, Zion National Park Utah, Arch Valley Utah, Great Sand Dune Colorado, Carmel beach Monterey, Havasu Falls Grand Canyon Arizona, Montauk and Roosevelt Island NY, SXSW at Austin Texas, Big Guava at Tampa, and many more


This means I need to go back to US again someday :)

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