One of my many goals for my year at Harvard has been to not only bask in the glory of the genius that surrounds me but to engage these ‘brainy’ peers/alumni/professors in coffee or lunch meetings; my hope in setting up these coffee sessions is to learn a little bit more about the holistic human … More Wire & Fire Series: Building community one network at a time!
Hugsy? Like Joey’s stuffed penguin from Friends? Or maybe Hug-Z, Jay-Z’s cuddly cousin we haven’t heard about! However you spell it, it sounds like a blanket of thousand marshmallows cascading you on a snowy winter’s day…so soft, so warm, an all-embracing bubble of kindness and compassion. That’s Harvard’s Graduate School of Education or HGSE, lovingly … More There’s no place like “Hugsie”
Of the many things that have been going on recently, there’s one from two weekends ago that I’m still happy about — our cohort retreat. Sometime toward the end of the fall semester, a couple of students came up with the idea that we should all try to get away before the spring semester began … More A Supportive Network: The I.E.P. Cohort
At HGSE you hear the word ‘cohort’ constantly. Students, professors, and admissions brochures refer to it as if it was the secret ingredient in HGSE’s award-winning recipe- and in a way this is true. As a perspective student I kept thinking “okay, this cohort is clearly important, but what exactly is it?” A cohort is … More What is a Cohort?