Our first LEAD Cape Town featured blog comes from Statyn Coppage, a student at the University of Mississippi! Keep reading for an inside look on some of the powerful moments she has experienced during week 1! Seeking the Experience After an extensive journey of traveling out of the country for the first time, I have … Continue Reading »

Dining in Cape Town

  Today’s post comes to us from Shannon Listman from Rowan University. We often say that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone” and it sounds like Shannon really took that to heart during her time in Cape Town. Thanks for sharing, Shannon! Five Ways I Got Out of my Comfort Zone in … Continue Reading »

Greece service

  Our DIRECT Greece group has gone through a packed itinerary full of adventure and service. Keri Lager from the University of Arkansas writes to tell us about her experience serving the local community! On Monday May 16th, after a full day and a half of traveling, 4 long plane rides, and some stressful connections … Continue Reading »

Beautiful sunset in Greece

Our LEAD Greece students have wrapped up their service project with the Salvation Army. Katrina Storms from the University of Tennessee shares her powerful experience and the lessons learned in Athens. Inspiration is something people seek throughout all stages of life, but hope is the driving force for most goals in life. However, it is … Continue Reading »

New friends in Greece

Diana Rose, a senior at Louisiana State University, shares her service experience in Greece and how meaningful the projects are to those in the community! “When people tell me I cannot make a difference, I say to them, ‘drops make rivers and rivers make oceans’.” Maria, a founder of the Salvation Army in Athens, shared … Continue Reading »