My name is Shawn Pantin and I am super excited to join the EC Family as a Part-Time International Student Advisor.
I am born Trinidad and Tobago but I have lived in Miami for about 10 non-consecutive years.
I spent the past year and a half working Activities Coordinator for another international language school. That being ...read more
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Student’s Miami Thoughts
Study abroad is a unique experience in our lives. EC Miami provides to all students excellent teachers and the opportunity to be in contact with different cultures. Moreover, Miami Beach is also an amazing place to enjoy the nightlife and spend your time at the beach with the sunny weather. ...read more
Teacher’s Miami Recommendation
Everyone should definitely check out the Wynwood Art Walk at least once. It happens every second Saturday of the month. I’m not a Miami native, but I found it to be a great way to meet local people and artists and “get off the beach”. Plus, there are food trucks!
Teacher’s ...read more
Seymour the sunflower celebrates his 1 week birthday today and he has also sprouted!!! Yay Seymour!
Warm welcome and congratulations to Student Ambassador Marisa Steiger. Who is Marisa? Read her biography below.
Hi, my name is Marisa Steiger I'm from Switzerland. I like Miami because the weather is perfect, the people are friendly and open-minded.
I recommend scuba diving in the Key's it an awesome experience. You will see many different kinds of fish ...read more
Many of you have had the pleasure of enjoying the beach life here in Miami. I'm sure you've also seen the different coloured flags on the life guard stands. Do you know what they mean? If you don't here is your chance to find out, it could save your life.
Red flags with a no swimming ...read more
... sang John Fogerty many years ago. ("Centerfield")
Jackie Robinson was the first African-American man to play in the Major Leagues. Due to his legendary status, all teams in Major League Baseball retired his playing number, 42, as a way to honor him. Every year, the MLB celebrates his legacy with "Jackie Robinson Day" -- ...read more
On April 20, several members of the EC Miami staff along with a group of students participated in Baynanza 2013 -- a local project to help clean up the beaches and islands in Miami and Biscayne Bay. Our student Melanie was one of the few people brave enough to walk out on the rocks to find ...read more
ALL EC schools are taking part in the Sunflower Growing competition. What does this mean? It means we will buy some sunflower seeds (suitable for growing indoors), some compost and a pot, and we’ll seed who can grow the biggest plant.
The winning school will be given €100 to donate to the environmental charity of their ...read more
Being in Miami you never know who you are going to bump into. This past Sunday I had the luck of seeing Dennis Rodman hijack the microphone from the band at Monty's. Monty's is a great sports bar on South Beach by the Marina. Check it out, you never know who you are going to ...read more