This series brings together NSHSS members, Ambassadors, Student Council, and Fellows from around the world to chat about their academic lives. passions, talents, and overall experience.
This episode of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series focuses on student-athletes. and members discuss the current challenges they face with COVID-19 as a student-athlete, as well as their proudest achievements, benefits of being a student-athlete, and their own interpretation of the difference between playing a sport and truly being an “athlete.”
In Part 2 of "Music and Academics" NSHSSBrooke and Dot discuss how music impact their lives, their favorite artists, and perform a meaningful song. Dot sings and Brooke plays the baritone saxophone.
In this episode, two NSHSSSydney and Chloe. share their experience with music, how it influences their academics, and both perform a song. Sydney performed a song by one of his favorite musicians, Ed Sheeran and Chloe played a ragtime piece!
In this inspiring edition of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series, four female NSHSS Ambassadors and Student Council members discuss the nonprofit organizations that they have each individually started based on their own interests and initiative.
They mention current and future plans for the organizations and some challenges they have encountered, closing with advice they have for students who would also like to start their own initiatives or community participation.
Emma Lawrence, a junior attending Windermere Preparatory School, shares her monologue she wrote titled, "Pandemic" which highlights a response from Erin Vogel, a social psychologist and postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, in regard to her opinion about all the fake news spreading around the Coronavirus pandemic. Emma is an NSHSS Ambassador who placed 2nd in the global NAE Viral Monologue Competition for this video.
NSHSS Student Council, Student Council Executive Board, and Ambassadors discuss their current work in STEM, obstacles they’ve overcome, and predictions for the future. Student Council Executive Co-Vice President of Scholarship Development, Rishi (Johns Hopkins University) was our moderator for this episode.
In this fourth episode of the NSHSS Global Student Voices series, Executive Vice-President of the Greyson Hoye, and Vice President of Special Events on the Kolby Keo, discuss a series of questions highlighting the overarching NSHSS membership experience on a global scale. The gentlemen also discuss their current involvement in international diplomacy and public services and the impact and value it's had on their personal, academic, and professional experiences.
On May 14, 2020, we invited a group of NSHSS Ambassadors and Student Council members to share their current thoughts and predictions as they move towards their academic and professional futures following the COVID-19 pandemic. Some students agreed that universities should not charge for room and board if the university was transitioning to e-learning, even if it was only for a semester or two. Additionally, despite what one might think, the pandemic did not deter the students from their chosen career paths, even our aspiring neurosurgeon. The chat closed with the students describing 2020 with their favorite meme!
On April 24, 2020, Vice President of NSHSS Student Council General Body, Annika from Sweden, led a chat between herself and two NSHSS members (and twin brothers) from NYC, Cole and Drew regarding their life surrounding COVID-19. Drew shared that he and his mother were experiencing symptoms of the disease and the feelings of concern that it caused. The students noted that social distancing was seemingly bringing people together and felt they were actually "united in the separation." Again, the students expressed an undeniable sense of resilience through this uncertain time.
On April 11, 2020, NSHSS Ambassador from New Hampshire, Lauren, led a talk with two NSHSS students from China, Clement and Vincent to discuss their experiences regarding COVID-19. The three students connected through Instagram Live and shared what life was like personally and academically in the midst of the pandemic. It was clear that although the students expressed a real concern for the spread of the disease, all remained hopeful and optimistic about the future.