Tag Archives: social media

Reflecting On My Journey

As we are now in the final stretch of our School Supplies for Afghan Children project, I’ve come to realize what tremendous effort it took us as a class to get to the point where we are and having the … Continue reading

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Carousel of Progress

This past Sunday my boyfriend took me to Walk Disney World for my birthday. I don’t care how old you are; Disney never gets old. There is a ride there that relates to my writing today: The Carousel of Progress. … Continue reading

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Where are you, America?

What inspires us to lend out a helping hand to someone? Is it out of pity? Is there something in it to benefit us? Do we do it to feel better about ourselves? Or is it something more? Is it … Continue reading

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Time to prep for next semester

It’s that time of the year again for course renewals and I am happy to say this project will return to the University of South Florida Honors College for the Spring 2012 semester. The course has been upgraded a bit; … Continue reading

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School supplies arrive to Afghanistan

One of the most rewarding parts of working on this school supplies drive is receiving photos of the children in Afghanistan to whom the US and NATO troops deliver them. Even though the actual USF Honors course “Social Media, Social … 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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Bye-Bye Bubble

Well, that’s it. Today was the last official meeting for “Social Media, Social Change: One Pencil Can Help Bring Peace”; we certainly brought change. At the close of the class Senior Master Sergeant Rex Temple reiterated his thanks, while I … Continue reading

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Thank You Professor Temple

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching and this course will officially come to an end.  This has probably been my favorite course throughout my college career because not only is it hands on, but it also allows … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity

This week was a huge disappointment on my part for this project. Our class visited the MacDill Airforce base in Tampa and were able to explore it hand! They got to try on bomb squad suits, test flight simulators, check … Continue reading

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Field Trip To MacDill Air Force Base

On Monday, April 11th our class was invited to MacDill Air Force Base to take a tour and meet many of the honorable men and women who are stationed at MacDill.  When we arrived, three airmen who flew on the … Continue reading

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