On March 2-4, I had the honor of chairing the 15th Annual Alumni of Color Conference (AOCC) with the theme Define. Defy. Dismantle: Forging Our Legacy Through Activism. It was hands down the most rewarding experience for me as a student at HGSE. Five months of planning came together for a weekend filled with social … More The 15th Annual Alumni of Color Conference
The 2016-2017 School Leadership Cohort is a good group of competitive individuals. We are always looking for ways to be strategic, efficient, and win! I truly believe we have taken leadership to a brand new level at HGSE. We have turned one class project into a gallery showing, published book, and a presentation at AOCC … More We FINALLY Got a Win!
My Monday Schedule: 7:45 am: Wake up, get ready for class 8:30 am: Leave the house and walk to HGSE 9:00 am-12:00 pm: Attend class 12:00-12:30 pm: Meet with my fellow Tri-Chairs about the Alumni of Color Conference 12:30-4:00 pm: Eat lunch, prepare for class, attend office hours, chat with friends 4:00-7:00 pm: Attend class … More True Life: I’m a Graduate Student at Harvard
OMG: One of my favorite slang terms. I found myself saying this a lot as I returned to HGSE for Spring semester. OMG time to shop for classes. OMG time to choose classes. OMG time to start classes. OMG time to finalize and begin my internship. OMG I have assignments due already? OMG I missed … More Welcome Spring Semester!
At this time in my life, the setting is just right to reflect. Reflect on the previous semester. Reflect on my Harvard experience so far. Reflect on my future. Reflect on all the things I still want from this experience. Coming to Harvard, I had little expectations besides knowing that I would receive an education … More Scholarly Reflections
I can’t believe the semester is over…. Here are a few of my highlights! Good times tailgating for the Harvard vs. Yale football game! I’ve been blessed to have so many good times and memories that I will cherish forever. Rashaida Melvin is a Master’s of Education candidate in the School Leadership Program. She … More Looking Back Over the Semester
All of these thoughts have circulated in my mind. It is November and the end of the semester is right around the corner. I HAVE to have someplace to work and live when I leave here. Where will I … More Job Search, Already?!