Experiential Learning

Sinkland Farms On October 1, 2016, I travelled with the Virginia Tech Collegiate Young Farmers chapter to volunteer at Sinkland Farms in Christiansburg, Virginia. Every weekend in October, Sinkland Farms hosts festivals for everyone to participate in. Through connections within our young farmers chapter, we agreed to assist with one of their “Pumpkin Festivals”. Having … Continue reading “Experiential Learning”

Cricket in Appalachia

I did my research project on cricket in Appalachia. Cricket is a sport that I have been really passionate about and right now, it’s pretty much the only thing that connects me to India. It has a really strong cultural and historical significance all around the world. Since cricket was spread by the British in […]

Final Reflection

Appalachian Studies for me this semester has truly been an amalgamation of epiphanies, frustrations, and excitement. As stated in my Personal Objectives, I entered this class hoping to find far more than some credit for my Area 2 CLE. With my open mindset, I was rewarded with new perspectives on people, place, and preconceived notions […]