New Opportunities

With the ever-changing work-from-home phase reaching new normality in many households across America, Outreach360 continues to adapt and overcome these challenges with virtual volunteering efforts. I was fortunate to serve with the first group of interns in a four-week experience to virtually teach student in Nicaragua. New opportunities are rising from the same organization toContinue reading “New Opportunities”

Finding Your Scientist

When thinking of a scientist, the average person may have difficulty relating. Images of a dark laboratory, flashes of light and smoke, crooked and cracked glasses, and a lab coat might emerge from memories. However, this is not the case for all scientists. For example, I just started my research with pathogens that effect grapevines.Continue reading “Finding Your Scientist”

Do all good things have to come to an end?

All good things must come to an end. This commonly used statement may be true for my recent volunteer experience with Outreach360, but I know that I will remain a part of this organization for many years to come. I’ve seen so much growth and joy from the students for the past month, it reallyContinue reading “Do all good things have to come to an end?”

Daily Commute from PA to Nicaragua

For essential workers during the pandemic commuting to and from work can become a tedious yet necessary part of the day. My commute each day would involve a 45 minute car ride, ~20 hour connecting flights, and a 2.5 hour bus ride from Hershey, PA to Jinotega, Nicaragua. This is not the case, because ofContinue reading “Daily Commute from PA to Nicaragua”