Monthly Archives: June 2011

Week Three: Call and Response

I spent this morning over at the beautiful Carraige House at The Columbus Foundation.  A panel of professionals from The Columbus Foundation discussed the range of career paths in the non-profit realm with myself and the other fellows.  What I found … Continue reading

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Problems on The Home Front

I’ve always been the type to separate work and home, but when problems arrive on the home front, work became my getaway and in be becoming this I’ve really got into my work. This week I worked with the partnership … Continue reading

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Code Quest, City Test

As I’ve mentioned, these first few weeks are essentially preparing me for the meat of my summer here at Habitat. Researching allows me to get grounded in the field of urban development and understand the history of Habitat, the evolution of … Continue reading


Just getting started…

My name is Susan Snyder, and I will be working with the Franklin Park Conservatory this summer as a summer fellow. Initially, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this opportunity; it sounded exciting, but was also very different from … Continue reading

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Week of Designing

It has been interesting for me to realize that I have a common theme for my activities at Tech Corps. Last week the common theme was about Designing. After getting approval from the Tech Corps National Director for my marketing … Continue reading

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It’s all about Collaboration

Week 2 has definitely been about collaboration. On Tuesday, the Columbus Speech and Hearing Center held its 4th annual Great Communicators Golf Classic at the Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club in Powell. This fabulous fundraiser helped raise money for services and … Continue reading

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“If this is numbing your mind…”

My days at Habitat are essentially filled with research. However, I’m spitting our reports on issues and institutions that I find fascinating, so it doesn’t feel much like work. My boss, Michelle, has been so wonderful to allow me to … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees.

 Hello again fellows and friends! What has the planet done for you today? As I briefly mentioned in my last post, the focus of the upcoming EcoSummit 2012 is ecosystem services. Often confused with natural resources, ecosystem services are somewhat … Continue reading

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Changes at Green Columbus!

As my second week at Green Columbus wraps up, there is so much to report! Perhaps most significantly, my project has completely changed! Our initial plan to design and implement a supplemental environmental education program for local elementary schools has been totally scraped-after … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Fabric of Our Lives

This week, my fellowship reminded me of the importance of establishing and maintaining positive relationships. Throughout our lives, we work with a lot of different people to do a lot of amazing things. But the relationships we take away from … Continue reading

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