I'm FirstGen and I'm studying abroad- Chile Spring 2016

When I first started the process of applying to study abroad I had the same concerns that I had when I was applying to college. I would be the first in my family to study abroad so I did not have anyone in my families  who could fully support me in the application...

Diversity Vignette

For my Planning for Multicultural Learning education course I had to write a vignette about anything related to diversity. I decided to write about a time I felt vulnerable and exposed because of my identity. After seeing how much it meant to me to reflect on this...

The Skin That We Speak

For my education Planning for Multicultural Learning class I was assigned to read chapter twelve of The Skin That We Speak by educator Joan Wynne. The reading moved me in ways that I did not think possible. In the beginning of the chapter Wynne describes that she took...

Plan ahead….

I remember being a freshman and constantly wondering where I would be after college graduation and what did I have to do to get there. Every time the thought came into my head I pushed it away by telling myself that it was only my freshman year and that I had plenty...

Back to School

The time has come to return back to campus. As an RA I come back two weeks before everyone else for training. However, this year I decided to come back 4 days before training started so that I could give myself enough time to adjust to being in a new environment...