On July 22, Schweitzer Fellow for Life Milele Bynum (North Carolina 2012-13) and her fellowship program Walking in Faith were featured on WRAL’s local news. Milele designed Walking in Faith, a program to encourage better health in faith communities, in conjunction with the Carolina Church Network and the First Calvary Baptist Church. It combines exercise and nutrition education with a spiritual … [Read more...] about In case you missed it…Schweitzer Fellow for Life Makes the News in North Carolina!
Archives for July 2014
Schweitzer Fellow Arti Desai won second place in the Clinical Research category at Loma Linda University’s recent Alumni Postgraduate Convention’s Scientific Poster Session. Arti’s winning poster was titled, “Does Time Really Tell All? Investigating The Relationship Of Time On Maternal Age, BMI, And Parity In Gastroschisis Cases.” The Seventh-Day Adventist educational health-sciences university … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Schweitzer Fellow Arti Desai!
by Jennifer Cook Houston, Texas, is home to roughly 78,000 refugees from 78 countries―more than any other city in the United States. It was the perfect place to celebrate World Refugee Day on June 21. The colorful crowd that gathered at the Raindrop Foundation Turkish House was treated to cultural performances, exotic foods, and a grand celebration of diversity. Two of our Houston Fellows, … [Read more...] about Celebrating World Refugee Day in Houston
Between the demands of their studies and developing and executing their ASF service projects, Schweitzer fellows work hard. So, we love it when their efforts are rewarded. Most recently, Alyssa Concha, a fellow from University of Southern California’s Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, received the Trojan Spirit Award at her graduation in the spring. The award recognizes … [Read more...] about Fellow Wins ‘Trojan Spirit Award’
In case you missed it, Fellow for Life Jessica Lahey (North Carolina, 1988-89), a correspondent for The Atlantic, recently reported on a study released by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education showing that when it comes to imparting values to their children, parents are sending mixed messages – and educators are compounding the confusion. In Why Kids Care More About Achievement Than … [Read more...] about FFL Jessica Lahey’s Latest Atlantic Column: What Happens When Parents Send Mixed Messages?