Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Power of Presence

The last couple of weeks I have been in charge of helping create some of Best Buddies Ohio’s social media posts, this has definitely been a challenge of mine as social media is not one of my strengths. However, it … Continue reading

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Cars …. and lead?

It has been a crazy week! Between my car breaking down and being in the shop for two days, to fitting in 40 hours of work, this week has definitely tested my organizational skills, work ethic, and my patience. I … Continue reading

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Summer Day Camp Week 1 DONE

This week was the first week of Summer Day Camp at Community for New Direction. This week has been so amazing, stressful, chaotic, fulfilling, challenging, and, most importantly, successful. On Monday, we had around 175 kids show up for camp … Continue reading

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Week 4: Validation in the Workplace

My biggest fear this summer was being known around the school as, “the student intern.” I work a few different jobs at my university and I have the opportunity to contribute important work, but I always am very clearly the … Continue reading

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What are you going to do with that degree?

Hi. My name is Ashley. I’m almost 27 and still don’t know what I want to be when I grow. Did I mention that I am also a Ph.D. student? Yep, and I’m a year away from being halfway through … Continue reading

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Out of Office, Indefinitely

My time with SON Ministries this summer so far has been quite the whirlwind – but that is to be expected when you’re around 100+ children under the age of 12 every day. But, I think this whirlwind is exactly … Continue reading

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Not “Just an Intern”

As a semi-fluid continuation of my blog last week regarding the great culture at BBBS and the heavy value they place on each individual, I want to confess a bad habit I have, and start recognizing my own value. On … Continue reading

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