Reflections from Olivia: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hello from the Windy City! My name is Olivia Meiste, and I am a social work major currently enrolled in the Chicago Semester program. I was born and raised in the small, Dutch town of Holland, Michigan. After graduating from High School, I decided to move a lengthy 15 minutes down the road to Hope […]

Reflections from Mitchell: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in General Student Blogs

Fall is officially here! It is week 9 here in Chicago for me, which is honestly crazy to believe. How time flies! It is really starting to cool down here, as well as everywhere else in the Midwest. Today’s high was around 50 degrees, which is totally okay with me honestly. My internship is really […]

Reflections from Ali: A CS Graphic Design Student

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in General Student Blogs

Hey! I’m Ali Achterhof- a student from Northwestern College, and as you can see, I’m in the midst of the Chicago Semester! I’m a Graphic Design major with a minor in Public Relations and a passion in photography. With a creative mind and a short attention span, I’m not the best at writing, so good […]

Reflections from Daria: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Student Teacher Blogs

Ownership of Learning, Teaching, and Culture Hello again!  We are now six weeks into the school year, and student teaching seems to be keeping me even busier with each week that goes by – particularly as I continue to take on more responsibilities and roles in the classroom.  As of this week, I will be […]

Reflections from Abby: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Featured Stories, Social Work Student Blogs

Chi-town, My Town “Chicago is my kind of town Chicago is my kind of people too… Chicago is calling me home.”- Frank Sinatra Hello! My name is Abby Duran, and I am a senior social work student at Hope College. This semester I am completing a full-time internship at The Children’s Place Association, in their […]

Reflections from Mitchell: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The farm kid from the windy plains moves to the Windy City! I feel like the country mouse that went to the city. I am currently a senior at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt has given me many different opportunities, including this pretty great one in Chicago! I’ve grown up living and working […]