Ramifications

Upon learning of spring break program cancelations, I was disappointed and surprised. The closest-reaching impact of the coronavirus to my life at that point was the shutdown of my roommate’s semester in Florence. This made sense to me due to the widespread outbreak Italy was facing. In the case of GSL Puerto Rico’s cancelation, I…

The Final Countdown

We’re onto the final countdown! Our flight to Puerto Rico departs on Saturday, only five days away. While the Pittsburgh weather has been relatively good yesterday and today, I’m eager to get away to a warmer climate and get the field portion of this course underway. Preparation has consisted of getting vaccinated, meeting to work…

Service Learning Part 2: To The World!

Hello! I’m Shelby Smith, a junior majoring in marketing and pursuing the Public and Professional Writing Certificate and the Certificate in Leadership in Ethics (CPLE). I hail from the small town of Dallas, PA so I’m eager to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico over spring break as part of the Global Service Learning (GSL)…