With finals over and winter break finally here it feels good to just sit back and relax. However while sitting back and relaxing, my mind keeps going to South Africa and how soon our adventure begins! In the past couple of…
Time is a scary thing and as each of us gets older, it seems to go by faster than we could have ever imagined. Each and every one of you can probably agree with that.
On Saturday, December 7, 2013, the QU South Africa Alternative Winter Break students took a break from studying for finals to screen print close to 250 t-shirts for the QU South Africa Vaatjie Holiday Camp.
It’s okay if we don’t have all the answers, it’s going to be alright because we have the drive and means to make our dreams come true without people telling us we can’t.
With exactly 5 weeks left to go, (not like I’m counting or anything!), I’m becoming more anxious than ever. I constantly find myself thinking of ways I can enhance this camp for these kids, ways I can make it more meaningful for them. The unexpected is always somewhat anxiety-provoking; I really don’t want to leave with any regrets. On the other hand, I don’t think any of us realize how life-changing this experience is going to be.
Thanksgiving is not just a well-awaited break for us college students; it is a time to reflect on our own lives, our own blessings, and our own personal struggles whatever they may be. This Thanksgiving I found myself more aware and appreciative of the little things that happen each day as well as the opportunities that I have.
QU South Africa Alternative Winter Break students spent part of their last meeting packing all the donations they have collected.
Planting A Seed
Even the Bad Days Really Aren’t That Bad
Thanksgiving: A Time to Reflect and Look Forward
What’s a Blonde to do?
Post Apartheid Battles
Blondes > Brunettes
Putting Things in Perspective
The aim of the course is to examine South Africa’s transition from Apartheid to current day. Has South Africa become united? What are some of the challenges that still need to be overcome? As members of the Global Community, what…
Participating in a study abroad course can be a big step for students and parents alike. It is common for students and parents to have questions. Below is information available to students and parents to get a better idea of…
What is the Alternative Winter Break Trip to South Africa? Quinnipiac University’s Department of Cultural and Global Engagement and the Albert Schweitzer Institute are sponsoring an Alternative Winter Break Trip to South Africa in January 2014. The trip is run…