Journeys: Panama

For my summit trip, I was a part of the small group that went to Panama. Our focus was citizenship. This focus led us to learn about districts in Panama where the American Military and other U.S. Citizens stayed during the construction of the Canal. We also learned about citizenship through the lens of colonization … Continue reading "Journeys: Panama"

Environmental Health

Environmental Health & Dr. Osborune Jelks OR: how Agnes Scott fumbled a bag In my sophomore year at Agnes, I took an Environmental Health  course taught by Dr. Na’Taki Osbourne Jelks. I was still pretty new to the Public Health major, and at that point I was still getting excitedRead More →

The problem with them is me: My study abroad Experience

The first semester of my sophomore year around fall break, I decided I wanted to study abroad my junior year. Ever since my Journey’s trip my first year I knew that I wanted to travel again and this time in a big way.I knew that I had to thoroughly prepare for this big step in […]

Study Abroad Reflection

The spring semester of my junior year, I studied abroad at the University of Botswana. The study abroad process began the year before with filling out applications, finding classes similar to those at Agnes, and going to study abroad orientation sessions. The semester before I left, I raised money to help with travel costs and items I might need when

SUM 400: Writers’ Fest Reflection

Enrolling in the Writers’ Festival Practicum class was one of the best decisions I ever made. For a week every spring, the Writers’ Festival takes over Agnes Scott, bringing in guest authors, hosting readings, and releasing the annual Writers’ Festival magazine, which houses the finalists of the corresponding college-level writing contest. Going into the class, […]