The Shield

Eagle expeditions: promoting dignified work

Karama Collection is a non-profit organization that alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative purposeful work for artisans. The organization started in Africa and now is making ground in Haiti.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

October 3, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Taylor Humphrey and Raychel Geiser shared about their business trip to Port Au Prince, Haiti through Karama Collection. Taylor Humphrey walked into college as a freshman already planning wher...

Eagle expeditions: short term trip, long term solution

Nicole Nord spent a week  in the Dominican Republic with 14 other students, seven of which were from the university. The team went through the Timmy Global Health organization.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

  Every week The Shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Nicole Nord and Lauren Branon shared about their time in the Dominican Republic with the Timmy Global Health organization.  Nicole Nord arrived at the airport in the city of Santi...

Eagle expeditions: serving together

Christian Barrett spent 2 weeks in Uganda with a team from Christian Fellowship Church.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 16, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Christian Barrett and Bronwyn Boots shared about their two-week trip to Uganda with Christian Fellowship Church.  Christian Barrett said he has developed an immense desire to go into full-...

Eagle expeditions: singing serves, entertains

The university Chamber Choir traveled to Ireland for the Mayo International Choral Festival Premiere Competition, placing second in sacred music and first in the four-part choir competition out of 38 other choirs. The choir won first overall.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

September 9, 2018

Every week The shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Benjamin Ulrich shared about his time in Ireland with the university Chamber Choir for their annual participation in the Mayo International Choral Festival Premiere Competition.  When the stu...

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