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June 2, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

An unfinished brick building with bunk beds crammed into two small rooms, a small kitchen, no storage for household items, surrounded by more than 100 Chinese acres of fields. This…

June 1, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” is a very meaningful quote said by Nelson Mandela. Through education we develop new theories, learn important…

May 29, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

PREFACE The arrival to Windhoek was, for all parties, filled with some unavoidable events. Truly, what a surprise it would be for the eight Pointers to make it to Namibia!…

May 29, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

San Marino is independent of Italy and it is actually called the Republic of San Marino, so throughout the tour, we have actually been to three separate countries: Italy, Vatican…

May 28, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

There is a saying that I am sure everyone knows, “There is no such thing as perfection.” I believed in this saying wholeheartedly growing up. Perfection was something worked at,…

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

Our first week at the School for the Visually Impaired is more than I could have imagined. When you arrive, you fall in love with the kids. Your heart breaks…

May 28, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

I can’t believe we are about half way into our trip already! Today we had some free time and Prof. Li found a place for those of us who were…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

After talking to the team, Florence seemed to be a crowd favorite, and it is very easy to understand why. We started our walk into the city along beautiful River…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Hello from Tianjin, China! As of Monday, May 25 we have arrived in Tianjin, China. We are staying at a hotel in walking distance to Tianjin University. With the help…

May 27, 2015 - Posted by Sutherland, Abbey - no comments

The volleyball squads boarded the bus and headed toward the Mar Terrerian Coast for their first exhibition matches against Italian squads. There was a lot of traffic as we headed…