I think about the natural world a lot. And most importantly, I think about our human relationship with it. I am reminded every single day that political and social injustices, violence against our environment, and an outright disregard for marginalized populations have left us in a position where sadly, a statistic like 40% food insecurity for the students, faculty, and staff at CSU Bakersfield (CSUB) is not surprising. As a CSU STEM VISTA my year of service is focused on changing that statistic. Continue reading “Planting “Radical” Seeds”
Written By Nam Kang, CSU STEM VISTA Member 2016-17 CSU Bakersfield, Fabrication Laboratory
We all wonder which kind of journey our life will take us on, where will we will be, and what we will be doing in the future. Like everyone else, I have been on that journey, unsure of what my future holds. Then one day, I wandered down a path that helped me realize what my future will look like.
I have always enjoyed being a mentor to others. Perhaps, it was the influence of great mentors that I have been blessed with in my life, or how easily I can connect with others. But my passion for becoming a great mentor has always been inside of me. Thus, wanting to pursue a career in teaching came naturally for me. Continue reading “A Journey That Found Its Purpose”