SSF Blog

The SSF blog is the place to go for all sorts of SEBS Scholarship Foundation news! Here you can find scholarship updates, volunteering news, announcements, and other fun information we'd like to share!

Blog Posts

3 Ways to be an Ally to Indigenous People

In 1621, the Pilgrims celebrated their first successful harvest in America. This celebration was attended by ancestors of the Wampanoag tribe. Although it didn’t occur exactly as your middle-school history book told you, it did represent a moment of peace between indigenous people and colonizers (Salam, New York Times 2017)....

Published on Nov 24, 2020 by Lucie Sullivan

Study Tips for the Easily Distracted

Procrastination is such a common problem, it has become a personality trait for students. Chronic procrastination has been a problem for me for… forever! It’s hard for me to just get started on tasks, and I am very easily distracted once I finally start. It can become a terrible cycle,...

Published on Nov 17, 2020 by Lucie Sullivan

Planning Your Course Schedule

Happy October! I hope your midterms are going well! It’s about that time in the semester to plan next semester’s classes. If it’s your first time planning your schedule yourself, you might be a bit overwhelmed by what to do and wondering if you have any flexibility in your schedule...

Published on Oct 20, 2020 by Holly Lakin

My Coming Out Story

In second grade, I remember looking at one of my friends and thinking that he was beautiful. These were feelings that I had never considered for any boys, specifically because the people around me took a “straight until proven otherwise” approach to attraction, like most of our society does. Because...

Published on Oct 13, 2020 by Chris Sefcovic

Finding Strength in Fragility

When I entered college, I decided to double major in Military Science and Leadership and Vocal Performance and minor in Education. Being very outwardly unaware of my own personal strengths and weaknesses, however, I caused my academic career, my personal life, and myself significant damage. I am writing this post...

Published on Sep 29, 2020 by Chris Sefcovic