Tag Archives: Kacie Segovia

Reflections From The Real World

“Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself” -John Dewey This concept phrased so well by an educational reformer and philosopher is one that is not reflected commonly in a classroom.  It is all too often that students … Continue reading

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Mixed Views

For all those who have been following along with our project, we have some great news to share!!! This past Monday we reached and surpassed our goal of 120 boxes for the semester! Actually, we were able to collect a … Continue reading

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Learning from my Little Sister

Today’s class was literally filled with school supplies.  Boxes and boxes were packed, taped, and loaded.  Even though the semester is winding down the boxes are still adding up.  Not only are people still collecting supplies but people are still … Continue reading

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The Pressure’s Off! (but the need remains)

People who give, give for different reasons.  Recognition, feelings of worth, or the knowledge of what they did will help to create change.  Despite these differences people who give usually share one thing in common, which is the idea that … Continue reading

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Nearing Our Goal

So this past week has been exciting!  It has been difficult for me to ask and come up with ways to get money for shipping the school supplies.  But the biggest thing that has happened for me over spring break … Continue reading

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AAUW sponsors 10 boxes

Right before Spring Break, I was really nervous about how I was going to come up with the shipping money to send my 10 boxes. It’s hard to ask people for money especially in this economy. Fortunately, there are people … Continue reading

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Pens With A Mission: Filling In A More Promising Future

Finally the pens have been packed.  It turns out 669 of the purple pens that BiC donated fills one box.  They will soon be on their way to find a permanent home in the hand of a child in Afghanistan.  … Continue reading

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Ladies Without Limits

The date is set.  We stop collecting supplies on USF’s Tampa campus April 22nd.  We are already fast forwarding into March and all I can think of is I need more.  Sure I have already received a donation of pens, … Continue reading

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Working hard to achieve our goals

This Tuesday was a super busy day for me. Not only was I dreading a class PowerPoint presentation (which I’m pretty sure I aced!), but I had two opportunities to speak to some student organizations about School Supplies for Afghan … Continue reading

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Out of Panic Comes 3,000 BiC Pens

Remember that first post about having 39 pens, 23 pencils, and so on.  Well it’s time for an update.  I now have 3039 pens, thanks to BIC Corporation.  It all happened because I was dreadfully ill.  You see I was … Continue reading

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