Tag Archives: Donation

Awards, Advice, and Funny Hats at a Party

So this week in class, Professor Temple had invited the last year’s class for a special award ceremony.  The students from last year’s class collected more than 200 boxes of school supplies and raised $4,000 for the shipping fund.  They … Continue reading

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An Extra Glance

Today, our class met with the first group of USF Honors students to raise funds and supplies for School Supplies for Afghanistan.  Hearing the way they spoke and the advice that they offered gave me the impression that they were … Continue reading

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A Game Plan!

How do I collect school supplies?  This thought has been going through my mind ever since our class started.  But now I have a few ideas about how I can accomplish this.  I just need to manage my time and … Continue reading

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Taking it One Pencil at a Time

“So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it,” Willy Wonka states in the classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This past week, I have found myself thinking along the lines of … Continue reading

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One Pen. One Letter. One Goal.

On the first day of class this semester, as Professor Temple described the assignments and scope of this course, my mind was racing with ideas of constituent groups I could ask to support the collection of School Supplies for Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Education is better than Silver or Gold!!!

As long as I can remember I have always had the desire to change the lives of others in some grandiose and memorable way. This semester I was lucky enough to be given exactly that opportunity as I am enrolled … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective and Inspiration

I began my Monday morning in the typical way: by jumping out of bed and running to the coffee machine.  Little did I know at the time that the choice to drink out of my American Flag coffee mug would … Continue reading

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With the Blink of an Eye

And with the blink of an eye, it all came to an end. That is the only way I can describe this semester. Time always flies by fast, but this semester it was just unbelievable. I feel like it was … Continue reading

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A definite success all around!

Remember when I talked about that finish line in my earlier blog? Yes, we just past it and we past it finishing in 1st place! A class of 12 dedicated Honors students has raised more than $4,000 dollars for shipping … Continue reading

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End of the Beginning

I’m still shocked we surpassed our goal by about seventy boxes of school supplies with more still to come. If someone had told me would get past 120 boxes back in January I would have thought, “Yeah, o.k, like maybe … Continue reading

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