Feeling Welcome in Madison

Written by Joakim Skakun, CBS, Scan Design Fall 2021

One of the biggest surprises about the US and Madison is how friendly everybody is. Every person you meet seems very curious when they hear we are from Denmark.

Another unique thing is how the entire city of Madison support and love the school and its athletics – everything is built around campus. I really enjoy how that works because it’s different in Denmark.

Students enjoying a pontoon boat ride on Lake Mendota
ScanDesign students enjoy a pontoon boat ride on Lake Mendota

I love the Scan Design Foundation program and all they do for us. The places we have visited and will visit is places I probably never would have visited by myself because of the fact that I simply didn’t know they existed. Overall, I think the program makes this trip more exciting and helps us better understand Madison and the US.