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September 14, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

Zealandia is a sanctuary for native animals of New Zealand. It is located within Wellington, but you would not suspect you were anywhere near civilization when you arrive. Upon arrival,…

September 8, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

Jane. Grant. Thomas. Isobel. Ripley. What the bunch! From day one, the Murrays made me feel welcomed, and after a single week I felt like part of the family. The…

September 4, 2015 - Posted by Alexia Szabo - no comments

Hola Chicos! Hello from the United States of America! I am finally back in Wisconsin, and this time it’s for good. Although my time abroad has come to an end,…

September 1, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Textbooks, note taking, essays, projects, exams, ANOTHER SCHOOL YEAR, are you ready for it?!!!  The start of a new school year–just like the start of anything new–finds me filled with…

September 1, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

It was hard to say what each weekend would bring – this was mostly because of the weather! Winters in New Zealand (NZ) can be difficult to gauge. One day…

August 31, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

The week of Aug. 10 began my first week of teaching solo. The experience was astonishing. With my sole teaching, I had the opportunity to teach content areas that are…

August 31, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

Nearly two months have passed since I came home from an adventure of a lifetime and not one day goes by that I am not reminded of the learners at…

August 28, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

Sunday, Aug. 23 was my birthday, and for the first time since arriving to New Zealand, I felt the horrible emotions of homesickness. Birthdays are to be happy celebrations, but…

August 23, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

Driving away from NISE (National Institute for Special Education) was one of the most challenging events I have experienced in the past 22 years. After spending quality time with the…

August 17, 2015 - Posted by UWSPcps - no comments

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders Sondra Reynolds has been elected as president of the Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association (WSHA) for 2015-17. “I am excited…