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Monica Quezada

Our first testimony is by Monica Quezada. We hope you read and share this story! Make sure to visit us on Twitter and Instagram @UCIChcLatino and UCI Chicano/Latino Studies on Facebook – UCI Latinos Blog. 969 more words


Something on the Horizon.

Today is officially the last day of summer for me! I start university next Monday but, this year, I’ve already accumulated a bucket of stories before school ever started! 532 more words

Daily Fiascoes

Learning Environment Matters

 “We need to embrace technology to make learning more engaging. Because when students are engaged and they are interested, that’s where learning takes place.”

 In order for learning to take place in a classroom, the student needs to first be engaged.The classroom is where they will gain an understanding of their purpose in the world and the amazing tools they have to offer.

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I grew up in foster care, spending most of my teenage life there, I struggled. Your teenage years are already extremely hard as it is but when you live somewhere that isn’t home it becomes twice as hard. 1,031 more words


Final Project Thoughts...

So as I have mentioned before in a previous post, I am a graduate student working towards a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. 407 more words

Be a global citizen and volunteer

Next week we are hosting our annual volunteering expo for Unitec students.    As a career practitioner I fundamentally believe volunteering is an integral (and almost necessary) strategy for students to gain practical work experience, learn and develop new skills, grow connections, build self-confidence, gain ideas around career pathways, and ultimately give-back to a meaningful cause. 44 more words


Enrolling for the last 8 months

Thursday saw the 1st September creep up. Summer is definitely over. I’m not sad, I’ve been waiting for Autumn to return since I realised I wouldn’t be holiday-ing this year. 331 more words