What I’m Thankful for: The Year of the Woman

By | 2018-11-23T16:08:18+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

THIS YEAR, LET’S MAKE GIRLS HARD TO IGNORE! Now that’s an organizational mission I can get behind! I’m not alone in that quest; there are more and more amazing organizations, books, documentaries, even hashtags out there celebrating strong girls and women. I’d say it’s about time! Need examples? There are fun-loving testaments to badass females [...]

International Day of the Girl 2018

By | 2018-10-10T17:01:10+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

International Day of the Girl, October 11, 2018 What is International Day of the Girl? The United Nations declared this day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. Learn more here.  “Adolescent girls have the right to a safe, educated, and healthy life, not only during these critical formative [...]

Reflections from Cameroon

By | 2018-10-02T14:33:22+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alumna Spotlight - Ceely Heck (TTS 16- Fall 2010)   Ceely is currently serving in the Peace Corps in Cameroon.  She took some time out of her busy schedule to reflect on her semester in Southern Africa with The Traveling School and how it continues to impact her today, over eight [...]

Memories of Africa

By | 2018-07-24T10:00:58+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last fall, participants in The Traveling School’s southern Africa semester had the opportunity to experience Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa in an incredibly personal way. This group of students, and their bus, Big Blue, embarked on an academic adventure graced with the spray of the Zambezi River, friendships formed with members of a San [...]

South America – TTS31

By | 2018-06-12T15:25:17+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to Spring 2018 blog- South America   Thank you!  Dear TTS31 Family, As our journey comes to a close, we are filled with gratitude for the many people who have made this semester possible. As is customary with a grand adventure, we are in disbelief how quickly three and half months have passed and [...]

15 Reasons to give to The Traveling School this year!

By | 2017-11-28T12:31:01+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Are you wondering ‘why should I give to The Traveling School’? Well, we’ve a got 15 reasons to contribute to the The Traveling School financial aid fund to celebrate our 15th year: Reason #15: Donating makes you feel good! We’re not kidding! Studies have shown that donating can boost your mood, increase brain activity and [...]

Southern Africa – Fall 2017

By | 2018-05-23T11:47:02+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Southern Africa, Trip Reports|

  Welcome to the Fall 2017 blog- Southern Africa. Time to Transition We’ve now traveled thousands and thousands of miles, slept in over 30 different locations, visited four countries, and met countless people that inspired us, and taught us stories we would not be able to hear anywhere else. Find a quiet space and get [...]

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TTS27 Zenith Project Update

By | 2017-10-19T12:53:40+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Latin America, South America|

TTS27 Zenith Project Update by Carsyn Randolph, TTS27 Alumna During our time abroad in South America as TTS27, we felt unconditional love from many wonderful people and communities with open and loving hearts. One of the communities that our group felt welcomed by was the community of Ocutuan in Peru. The community of Ocutuan is [...]