Half Way There

Transformational is the best way to describe my sophomore year. I did a lot of self-reflection and experienced a tremendous amount of growth. For me, the most difficult part about going away to school has been maintaining my mental health. This is something I don't talk about much because I sometimes feel embarrassed to share … Continue reading Half Way There


Communication in Leadership (COM 461L)

During my entire first year of college, I thought I was going to major in something related to communications. Even though I excelled in the classes I was taking, I never felt moved by the information being presented to me. I needed something with more substance, which is why my major is now dietetics. However, … Continue reading Communication in Leadership (COM 461L)

Social Problems (SOC 221)

I have always had a strong interest in learning about social problems and listening to varying perspectives others might have on those issues. This past semester I was enrolled in the class "Social Problems", and it was one I the greatest decisions I could have chosen for myself. This particular class was a requirement for … Continue reading Social Problems (SOC 221)

Changing Lives One Kit at a Time

Over Christmas break I had the opportunity to spend 10 days on a mission trip in Haiti. My anticipation for this trip began one year ago when the preparations began. Despite finally feeling like I was ready to take on this adventure, nothing could have prepared me for the emotional exhaustion I was going to … Continue reading Changing Lives One Kit at a Time

PHL 118L: Moral Problems

As the semester starts to wrap up, I can't help but reflect on everything I have learned over the course of this last semester. One class that has opened my mind up to different perspectives on the world is my Philosophy course Moral Problems. This was a class I had the opportunity to take with … Continue reading PHL 118L: Moral Problems