Monday in Mérida: Mission of Friendship

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Monday was a great day for our group!  We spent the day learning about the various programs of the Mission of Friendship. In the morning, we visited the daycare and played with the kids. There were lots of bubbles and we even tried hopscotch! We learned that the daycare serves families who cannot afford regular […]

Day 6 – D.C.

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Washington DC ABST Day 6: Our final full day in DC was a busy one for sure. After enjoying waffles, bacon and sausage gravy made by the one and only Russell, we headed off to the Smithsonian National Zoo. We rode the metro for the first time and met one of the staff and several […]

Day 5 – D.C.

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Greetings from the D.C. Group, Today shift one woke up at 5:30 and not long after shift two was up and ready for coffee! We of course took our day 5 picture before we got ready for service. We served breakfast, which was oatmeal, cereal, a hardboiled egg, pumpkin bread, coffee, and juice. The men […]

Day 4 – D.C.

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Greetings from the D.C. Group, Today, as every day has been, was very packed. This morning Ashley and Elizabeth woke up for their morning coffee at 5:30…. per usual, to sit outside and chat while they sip on caffeine. Then we all got ready for the day and shortly after took our day 4 picture. […]

Embracing Resilience: Unlocking the full Potentials of Exceptional Leaders

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In a world filled with constant changes and challenges, resilience has become an essential skill than ever for individuals to succeed in their personal and professional lives. However, building resilience is not always easy, and we often find ourselves struggling to bounce back after facing setbacks and failures. The Leadership Development and campus engagement office […]

Dreams: Women’s Volleyball Team

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The “spirit of sport” is a huge force that inspires us. Values like discipline, consistency, and resilience are part of what makes us a strong team.   We heard wise words from Head Coach Dr. Matt Darling, “Inspiration is a process.” In this video, he and the team showed us how athletes share experiences, feelings, and […]