Monthly Archives: August 2015

Reflections from Paris

It seems like it was not that long ago that I walked into ECDI for the first time, excited and nervous and not quiet comprehending the impact that this summer would have on me. Fast forward ten weeks and I’m … Continue reading

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Commencement – On to the Next Adventure

I’ve always wanted a chance to use the corny line “Commencement does not mean and ending, but rather it is a beginning.” that is used in every cliched graduation speech and now it seems is my chance! While I am … Continue reading

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On my last official day as a Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow at Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, I’m thinking about immersion. I think about learning a language by spending time in another country among its people, planting roots in an unfamiliar city, … Continue reading

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I wanted to save blog number ten for tonight so I could have a full recap of the summer and process my thoughts after the reception this afternoon. First and foremost, thank you to everybody at the Columbus Foundation. This … Continue reading

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Not My Last Goodbye! Thank you to The Columbus Foundation and KidSMILES

Looking back week by week, I was so amazed and proud of the growth and learning I have had. I detailed below my experience at KidSMILES this summer with a few important milestones from each week, with links out to … Continue reading

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Final’s Week.

It is finally time for me to present my final video. As I look back over all of my footage I realize how hard I worked this Summer.  I conducted tons of interviews, attended numerous events, and of course, documented … Continue reading

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The biggest part of my non-profit organization is the volunteers.  If it wasn’t for the volunteers then Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio would not be able to function. My first event coverage was at the Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.  Although I was … Continue reading

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Up, Up, and Away!

Yesterday morning I got taken up to fly in an airplane by my CEO. Yes you read that correctly, it is NOT a typo.  The CEO of Habitat For Humanity MidOhio, EJ Thomas, has one of the coolest biplanes in … Continue reading

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Closing Time…Almost

Everyone is closing up shop at their respective non-profits this week, but I spent a week this summer in Hilton Head, so fortunately I’ve still got one more week to savor at Per Scholas Columbus. But this will be my … Continue reading

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Capstone and Goodbye

I am sitting at my desk, here in my third-floor cubicle at the Vineyard Community Center, for my final day as a fellow here. Yesterday, a new intern on our floor was being introduced to the third-floor tenants; it’s hard to believe … Continue reading