Reflections from Maggie: A CS Summer Student

Posted on Jun 18, 2018 in Student Blog

Hello!!  I’m so incredibly excited to share with you, the readers, about my adventures and experiences here in one of my favorite cities – CHICAGO!    For introductory purposes, my name is Maggie Donnell. I am a rising junior psychology and social justice double major at Ouachita (pronounced “Wa-Shi-Taw”) Baptist University located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It’s […]

Reflections From Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on May 3, 2018 in Featured Stories, Student Teacher Blogs

“Life begins outside of your comfort zone.” A phrase that I never really understood until I packed up my things and moved to Chicago to take on the most challenging, yet rewarding, semester of my college career. Not only did I walk into a classroom to help move twenty-nine sweet and knowledgeable second graders towards […]

Reflections from Jennie: A CS Business Student

Posted on Apr 30, 2018 in Featured Stories, General Student Blogs

It is strange to look back and realize that I have been living in Chicago for an entire Semester. Before January, I had never been to this city before and now it has become a temporary home that will carry a piece of my heart for the rest of my life. These last few weeks […]

Reflections from Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Apr 11, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

With only four weeks to go, I am torn between the excitement of graduation and the reality that I will be leaving the city and my students soon.  That said, there is still work that has to be done before any of this can happen! So what has happened in room 222 this past week?  […]

Reflections from Jennie: A CS Business Student

Posted on Apr 11, 2018 in General Student Blogs

It is hard to believe that this experience is almost over. There are times when I can’t wait to get home, but most days I can’t believe how fast it has gone. Choosing to spend a semester away from campus is never an easy decision. For me, I loved my campus, my community, and my […]

Reflections from Kendra: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

When I was a junior in high school, I went on a spring break trip with my best friend and our mothers. We drove all through the east half of the country, trying to find our dream college. During this trip, I was trying to determine my own path. As everyone was getting ready for […]