Where in the world is Kelly?

As of last week, I am halfway complete with my undergraduate degree in English with a teaching certificate in grades 7-12. This year was transformational for me in many ways. I spent fall semester studying abroad in Rwanda, where I took courses on the 1994 Genocide, African Religions, Economic Development, and Cultural Arts. I taught… Continue reading Where in the world is Kelly?

Daily Life in Africa

Our program, Go-ED, lives on a compound in Remera, a district of Kigali, Rwanda. The compound includes two guesthouses, one for boys and one for girls. The boys’ house includes a library with all our textbooks and supplemental reading on East Africa, while the girls live in the bigger house with a kitchen and the… Continue reading Daily Life in Africa

Reading for the Love of God

“The mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth” —Plutarch Higher education involves a myriad of different types of people working together to further their intelligence. This includes everyone from physical education majors to engineering majors,… Continue reading Reading for the Love of God