• Three Sweathearts statues
    January 30, 2015

    “It’s kind of fun to do the ...

    As I begin this journey, I realize there is a lot to take in. This is the first time that I will be away from home for such a long...
  • Panda!
    January 27, 2015

    Let the Journey Begin!

    Checking Out the View After our almost 19 hour flight packed with sprinting to terminals and dealing with baggage claims, Blake and I finally arrived ...
  • Blake with pandas
    January 26, 2015

    Visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Gi...

      The Chengdu Research Base of giant panda breeding is a hot spot for tourists in the Sichuan Province of China. Because of the cute and cuddly appea...
  • Taylor Kickbush in London
    January 22, 2015

    Blossoming in London and Beyond

    “Come on, Taylor, you’re going to miss the train! Hurry, hurry, hurry!” yells my roommate, Maggie, from the opposite side of the loc...
  • Someone in a Goofy outfit and a member of the Disney Intern program
    January 14, 2015

    The Beginning of a Great Adventure

    Hello all!! I would like to start this blog off right with a countdown. Two weeks to go. I first heard about the Disney College Program when my family...
Three Sweathearts statues

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

As I begin this journey, I realize there is a lot to take in. This is the first time that I will be away from home for such a long…

Panda!

Let the Journey Begin!

Checking Out the View After our almost 19 hour flight packed with sprinting to terminals and dealing with baggage claims, Blake and I finally arrived in the bustling city of…

Blake with pandas

Visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

  The Chengdu Research Base of giant panda breeding is a hot spot for tourists in the Sichuan Province of China. Because of the cute and cuddly appearance of the…

Taylor Kickbush in London

Blossoming in London and Beyond

“Come on, Taylor, you’re going to miss the train! Hurry, hurry, hurry!” yells my roommate, Maggie, from the opposite side of the local train station. Caramel macchiato and boarding ticket in hand,…

Someone in a Goofy outfit and a member of the Disney Intern program

The Beginning of a Great Adventure

Hello all!! I would like to start this blog off right with a countdown. Two weeks to go. I first heard about the Disney College Program when my family and…

Taylor Kickbush next to sign "Love Never Fails"

Cheers, from London!

I would have never imagined being in the city of London at this point in my life. Beautiful Victorian architecture, famous street art, bustling underground tubes (subways), 200 acre parks, double…

view of London, from Telegraph.co.uk

Cheerio, JCC; Hello, London!

There’s a light at the end of this dark and dismal tunnel of finals week here at Jamestown Community College, and that’s the break that follows it! Sure-most of us…

The Cattaraugus County Campus covered in snow

Same Holiday, Different Hemispheres

It’s that time of year! While my family is getting ready for Christmas and gift-giving back home on the other side of the world, I’m here in Olean cramming for…

Jayhawk and students prepare for Turkey Trot

Jayhawks Turning into Turkeys: The Turkey Trot

What’s the answer to the following mathematical equation: Thanksgiving + running? Maybe you came up with “Turkey Trot” or “Turkey Run,” and that is precisely the answer! If you aren’t familiar…

image from veterans book project

Turning War into Art: The Veterans Book Project

“When our country deploys its military, we are all participants.”   Writing from the Weeks Gallery, the current exhibition on display is gaining a lot of attention. Veterans Book Project by…