Today we headed out to Halong Bay, one of the Seven Wonders of Nature and a World Heritage Site. Halong Bay is made up of thousands of limestone karsts and islands spread throughout the bay. Early in the morning we were greeted by Tom, our tour guide, who stayed with us throughout our adventures in Halong Bay. On the way to the … Read More
Today was dedicated to cultural excursions around the city and to learn more about Vietnam and its history. We had two locals, Tú and Chûm, meet us at our hotel and they were our tour guides for the day. We started off the day with visiting the Temple of Literature, which in Vietnamese is called Van Mieu. The temple was … Read More
“To reap return in ten years, plant trees. To reap return in 100, cultivate the people.” -Ho Chi Minh The day began with an hour bus ride outside of Hanoi to the Vietnam National University of Forestry (VNUF). Once we arrived administrators gave us a brief introduction of VNUF, particularly focusing on the partnership between VNUF and CSU. VNUF was … Read More
Each day during the Global Perspectives in Student Affairs trip, SAHE students will, in pairs, write blog posts summarizing and making meaning of their day in Vietnam. This is the first day of their time in Vietnam by Audrey Swenson and Matthew Dempsey. Vietnam never sleeps; all day and all night, there are people moving about in a constant flow. … Read More
Dr. Jody Donovan has been selected as a Pillar of the Profession by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and the NASPA Foundation in recognition of her many years of outstanding teaching, research, and service to the profession. The NASPA Foundation recognizes Pillars of the Profession to serve two purposes: to pay tribute to a select group of … Read More
Congratulations to Addy Rastall, recipient of the Norman K. Russel Scholarship, at the recent NODA Conference (Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education) in Denver. Addy will receive a $1,000 scholarship for her contribution to the enhancement of the orientation, transition and retention field.