Traveling School Impact: #GlobalHome

By | 2019-05-01T12:35:45-07:00 March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Three years ago, Simrill Smith hopped off a plane from a life-changing experience at The Traveling School’s 26th semester in southern Africa. Simrill remembers the inspiring classes and strong community that developed at The Traveling School with deep fondness. “My semester had the most amazing women on it whom I still talk to on a [...]

Alumnae Spotlight: Jane Belcaster, Spring 2018

By | 2019-02-04T14:46:45-07:00 February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

At 18 years old, Jane is already leaning in and making an impact through her high school newspaper, the Trapeze. Inspired by a journalism course her sophomore year, Jane is now the managing editor as a senior. “The Traveling School gave me a new sense of confidence,” Jane says, which has allowed her to speak [...]

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

By | 2018-11-23T16:08:18-07:00 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 | 2018-10-10T17:01:10-07:00 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 | 2018-10-02T14:33:22-07:00 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 | 2018-07-24T10:00:58-07:00 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 | 2018-06-12T15:25:17-07:00 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 [...]