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Embracing the Unknown

Have you ever waited for something for weeks or months? A letter of acceptance from your first choice college, a call for an interview at a dream job, and so on… I have a job right after graduation: to serve … Continue reading

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Day One

Today, I started my fellowship at Historic Deerfield in Massachusetts at full speed with a series of tours and talks orientating myself and the five other undergraduate fellows to the museum. I’ve never been to Historic Deerfield before or even … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a Post-Grad life

Hey everyone, guess what?!?!?!? I RECEIVED MY MASTERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH!!!!!!! This is definitely a big change for me. As you all know, changes are hard. Even a minor change like taking an alternate route to work can take a toll … Continue reading

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Summer Kick-Off!

Ultimately, I’m so grateful that my time at the Universities at Shady Grove allowed me to learn about new developments in my field of study and connect with my passion – material culture. Since then, school has been so much more interesting and I’ve taken ownership of my education. Continue reading

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Never stop moving forward. Your life depends on it

In 2008, while I was still active serving in the Navy, I decided that if I was ever going to leave the service and work a regular job that I should get a college degree. Now, it’s nearly a decade … Continue reading

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What happened at Graduation

First of, I will like to say congratulations to my peers who will be graduating with me this Spring. It was rough, it was tough, but it was all worth it and I wish you all the best in your … Continue reading

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I WASN’T READY

To be honest, I wasn’t ready for all this. Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

It’s mind-blowing to think about, but this will, sadly, be my last blog of the 2016-17 school year here on Around the Grove. Ending the school year is always bittersweet – there’s the relief that you can finally relax, the sense … Continue reading

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Therapy Dogs At USG Today…and Tomorrow!

Are you a crazy dog person? Do you stop your friends and family members just to detour your path and pet the cute dog you spotted across the street? Dogs make us feel great..don’t they? As part of De-Stress Lounge … Continue reading

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USG Thank you

USG Staff thank you for everything!   This will be my last post but I wanted to take the time and say thank you for all the great opportunities with USG Blogging and USG ambassadors. It has been great to … Continue reading

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