Julia Jones ’19

Name: Julia Jones | Class of 2019 | Major: Special Education: Developmental Disabilities and Academic and Behavioral Strategist | Post Graduation Job: Middle School Special Education Teacher  Most Important Thing WSU Taught You I learned that my parents were...

Who can we be?

One of my most memorable moments of the trip was not something I did in Argentina, but is something that was said. During the bicentennial celebration at the birth home of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento the president of the foundation for Sarmiento’s celebration spoke on...

Life Changing Experience

Nothing is more heart warming than to see a room full of people so happy just because your presence.  We may not have been in the classrooms as much as we wanted to or planned to, but to see their appreciation and enthusiasm when we were there could light up a room....

Winona and San Juan

On the second day that we were in San Juan, we went to a ceremony where all of the aspects of the society of San Juan were in attendance: the governer of the state as well as other high ranking politicans (imagine Mark Dayton coming to an event that celebrates...

Sarmiento, FDR, and Obama?

When I told people in Argentina that I knew nothing about Argentina or Sarmiento (the first president of Argentina) before I came, their faces fell.  But when I told them what I have learned and how Sarmiento is simular, if not greater than our greatest progressive...

Argentina Awaits…

Saturday is getting closer and closer, and I can hardly contain how I’m feeling. Time has flown by, the semester is over, and we will be departing soon. Where has the time gone? What I’m most excited for is the teaching. We will be teaching primary school students who...