Week 4:
Halfway There!


Class of 1958 Fellow in Management & Organizations Research

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School | College Station, Texas

February 10, 2018 |    February 10, 2018 Throughout this week, I was busy with both my seminars and my research project. I have started getting deliverables in my seminars along with the readings and I have continued aiding in the research efforts during the early stages of planning. I have learned so much about the world of academia […]

Week 3:
Learning How to Research


Class of 1958 Fellow in Management & Organizations Research

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School | College Station, Texas

February 3, 2018 |  February 3, 2018 It’s hard to believe that I have already been in College Station for three weeks! I have been busy here everyday juggling my three seminars and the research project. It has been challenging for me to stay on top of all the readings and deliverables but it has been a wonderful learning […]

Week 2:
Mountains of Reading


Class of 1958 Fellow in Management & Organizations Research

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School | College Station, Texas

January 28, 2018 | January 27, 2018 During my second week down here in Texas, I was finally treated to some nice warm weather and the beautiful sun. It has been beautiful out and it makes my walk to the office from my far away parking spot more than bearable. This week was the first full week I had, […]

Week 1:
Welcome to Freezing Texas


Class of 1958 Fellow in Management & Organizations Research

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School | College Station, Texas

January 20, 2018 | Hello All! My name is Joey Bloom and I am excited to be sharing my fellowship experience with you all on this blog. It has officially been 1 week since I left Chicago and made the long haul down to College Station, Texas. After an early 5am departure and many hours of driving, I was […]

Week 7:
Winter Wonderland


Chaffin International Fellow in Education

Colegio Diocesano Asuncion de Nuestra Senora | Avila, Spain

December 17, 2017 | The holidays are in full swing, and it shows here in Ávila! Since Spain is a largely Catholic country and so is the city of Ávila, Christmas lights and decorations are prevalent and everyone is out shopping and enjoying the winter time through out the city. It’s been cool to see, but has also made […]

Week 6:
Short Week


Chaffin International Fellow in Education

Colegio Diocesano Asuncion de Nuestra Senora | Avila, Spain

December 10, 2017 | This week I was only in the school for two days, as there were two Spanish holidays being celebrated on Wednesday and Friday. This meant I had an unexpected five-day weekend, which happened to time perfectly with me getting sick! While I was not thrilled to be sick in bed, I was thankful that it […]

Week 5:
Mad for Madrid


Chaffin International Fellow in Education

Colegio Diocesano Asuncion de Nuestra Senora | Avila, Spain

December 4, 2017 | Another week has gone by, and I am a little shocked by how quickly the time is passing here! Other things that have shocked me this week: snow (I didn’t even think it would get to be freezing while I was staying here), and crowds in Madrid. I have to admit walking through busy parts […]

Week 4:
Halfway in Segovia


Chaffin International Fellow in Education

Colegio Diocesano Asuncion de Nuestra Senora | Avila, Spain

November 26, 2017 | This week has been a whirlwind! On top of daily student teaching, my parents came to visit and we were able to travel to Segovia, which is close to where I am in Ávila to do some exploring. Segovia is beautiful and we got to check out some of the sights, including the Segovia Cathedral, […]

Week 7:
See you Later UGA


Floyd Scott Fellow in Psychological Research

University of Georgia Department of Counseling & Human Development Services | Athens, Georgia

November 19, 2017 | This was my last week at UGA since the campus is closed all next week for holiday. Although it was my last week, I was on the go the whole time. This week was big for me because my first graduate application deadline was the 15th! It was stressful because I wanted my application to […]

Week 3:
Class and Cathedrals


Chaffin International Fellow in Education

Colegio Diocesano Asuncion de Nuestra Senora | Avila, Spain

November 19, 2017 | The past three weeks have really flown by! I am starting to feel at home here and already dreading the end.. but I don’t have to worry about that quite yet! This past week I have spent more time rotating between different teachers and classrooms and have gotten to see more differences between teachers here […]

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