God is My Bridge

Where are you going!? What about your PhD?! These were (and continue to be) the first two responses I receive after telling people I resigned from my position with Maryland Made Terps. And though I appreciate the eagerness, fervor, and curiosity – these questions revealed something more significant to me. As a community, we often look…

Say What’s Real

Where do I fit in? Last week I attended the 2022 NAFSA Annual Conference in Denver! Not only was this my first time in Colorado, but this was my first NAFSA after being introduced to international education as an industry just two years ago. For those who aren’t familiar, NAFSA is the world’s largest and…

Celebrate Along The Way

Don’t wait til you arrive at your destination to commemorate your journey. My last grade for the Spring 2021 semester was posted last week. As a result, I officially closed the end of my first year of my PhD journey! Don’t ask me about my semester or cumulative GPA, because grades do not matter. No…