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Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

As our seminar here in CT is beginning to draw to a close, we wanted to remind our ambassadors of the fact that their HOBY journey and experience does not have to come to an end on Sunday. The ambassadors have spent the past three days engaging in compelling and inquisitive activities that have allowed…

Non-Stop: Bringing HOBY to College

My introduction to HOBY as a high school sophomore was slightly intimidating. As a normally quiet individual, walking into a room full of loudly cheering staff at seven in the morning made me want to get back in the car and go home. Despite the unknown environment, I stayed through the weekend and found myself…

CT HOBY Leadership Seminar: An Opportunity for Real-World Problem Solving in a Society of Increasing ‘Online Activism’ and Static Learning in Classrooms

When student ambassadors flock to the University of Bridgeport from their respective corners of Connecticut today, they will have been greeted by cheers reverberating across the green. Some ambassadors will try to avoid joining the growing circle of cheering volunteers and ambassadors. Some will dive right in. And others will join, albeit hesitantly, perhaps clinging…

Cordelia Banny

Hey HOBY, Today the ambassadors had the opportunity to engage in a conversation with the absolutely amazing and beautiful Cordelia Banny. Overcoming immense obstacles in her own life, Cordelia discussed what it means to have an influence in this world, as well as how important it is to take every opportunity presented in front of…

Seminar is here!!

Hey HOBY! Seminar is here! The 2018 Volunteer Team is all ready for ambassador arrival and for another outstanding year of HOBY! Everyone here is looking forward to an amazing, life changing seminar this weekend! The theme for this year is “History Has Its Eyes On You,” which is a song from Hamilton: an American…

Connecticut HOBY’s Wesleyan CLeW in Review!

Hey, HOBY! We at the Alumni Association are having an OUTSTANDING start to February, but why not take some time to reflect on some of the things that made January so amazing? In addition to the excitement of Staff Applications for the 2018 Connecticut HOBY Leadership Seminar, we held our first Community Leadership Workshop (CLeW)…