Ecuadorian Adventure

I didn’t know what to expect prior to landing in Quito. I had no idea what visiting this country would be like beyond the view of mountains and volcanoes along with the smells and tastes of fresh fruit and Latin flavors that I read about after doing some #Googles. If it wasn’t for the itinerary, […]


Two weeks ago, I visited Washington D.C. to tour the National Museum of African American History & Culture. By His grace, argan oil, and with a lil’ salt and pepper seasoned to taste, I managed to secure not 1, not 2…but 6 timed passes on their website a few months ago to attend in February. It was […]

Journal Entry #6

One of the final meetings of this trip was with the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The group sat down with Dr. Hannemor Keidel from the TUM School of Governance (which was recently inaugurated). There was also a representative from the International Office to speak more about the global programs and perspectives at the university. […]

Back Like I Never Left

Apologies for my brief sabbatical. Life has been happening and as a result, it’s been a few weeks since I last updated you all on the Germany excursion and the trip is long over now. It is what it is. Here is what the last portion of the trip entailed. The final leg took place […]

Journal Entry #5

This entire experience was fantastic and one of the highlights was meeting with researchers at the International Center for Higher Education Research at the University of Kassel. We had the opportunity to meet with highly regarded Professor Ulrich Teichler who has been working in higher education for many years and researching in both Germany and […]

Journal Entry #4

We had an opportunity to meet with the chancellor of the University of Applied Sciences-Berlin. First and foremost, it was interesting to hear how chancellor is used in Germany. A chancellor is a position that deals strictly with budget and finance – almost like a CFO. In the United States, a chancellor usually operates as […]

Journal Entry #3

I’m going back to back today! 🙂 — I thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Humbodlt University not only because of its historic charm but also because of the opportunity to speak directly with current students at the institution. We started the day in a meeting with a staff member from the International Students Office and […]