Tag Archives: University of South Florida

What is an Education Worth

As each day goes by I am one day closer to walking across the stage and take the last few steps as an undergraduate collegiate.  With all these senior events I have been attending lately I have had a lot … Continue reading

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Sarasota troop headed back to Afghanistan needs our help

Sometimes it just amazes me how small the world really is. Right now one of the deployed troops who contacted us for supplies turns out to be practically a neighbor. Not only is he from Sarasota (just about an hour’s … Continue reading

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An Object in Motion

In grade school we all learned about Newton’s First Law of Motion: “an object in motion stays in motion until acted upon by an outside force. An object at rest stays at rest until acted upon by an outside force.” … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box to Get Inside the Box

Imagine it is the first day of school and you are opening up your new school supplies to check that you have all that you need. You have new pens, pencils, highlighters, college ruled and wide ruled notebooks, binders, and … 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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41 more boxes on their way to Afghanistan

The school year is coming to an end at University of South Florida and with that comes the end of our friend Dr. Kelli Burns‘ PR class at the School of Mass Communications. This class adopted “School Supplies for Afghan … 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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Finishing The Semester

It’s hard to believe the class is almost over.  This semester really seemed to fly by, despite what a hard semester it was!  My classes were tough, my grades are not perfect, and work is work as usual.  But despite … Continue reading

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