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Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

HELLO! I am Sarah Schmitt and I have recently begun my student teaching adventure through Chicago Semester, a program affiliated with Monmouth College. I will be graduating this May with a degree in Elementary Education and a Spanish minor. I have always had an interest in learning new languages and I actively pursued a minor […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

I WONT’ LET YOU DOWN! This week it got a lot colder outside, I fell on really hard ice two times, and I was assigned my first big project. And, yes, I am having the time of my life. On Sunday evening I received a text from my boss that stated, “Are you ready for […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

HOW DID I GET SO LUCKY? You know how sometimes, when people fall in love, they’ll say something like, “How did I get so lucky?” Well that’s how I feel about this whole experience. And it’s only the second week. I am currently a junior enrolled at Central College in Pella, Iowa and, my goodness, […]

Reflections from Samantha: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING CHICAGO SEMESTER, DO IT!!! As my time in Chicago comes to an end, I just want to highlight some of the wonderful experiences I have been blessed enough to partake in while in Chicago. My time this semester has been consumed mainly with student teaching. That being said, I would like […]

Reflections from Kailey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 in Social Work Student Blogs, Student Blog

ENERGY, DIVERSITY, LIFE. The early morning walk to the Clark and Division Red Line isn’t as bad, when I notice the rest of Chicago seems to be awake, rising and shining for the day ahead. I am part of something special. I am part of a community. I catch the train, sit down and look […]

Reflections from Sami: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 in Social Work Student Blogs, Student Blog

THE PEOPLE OF CHICAGO “Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.” Frank Lloyd Wright said this of the city he helped shape with his amazing architecture. Millions of people come to admire Chicago every year for its art, food, parks, sports and amazing skyline. However, what brings […]