The worldwide Augustana College experience

Hello from across the globe! My name is Ashli Lagerhausen, and I am from Hebron, Illinois. I am a Junior at Augustana College majoring in communication sciences and disorders (Speech Pathology) with a recent minor declared in Africana Studies. I am extremely excited to participate in the West Africa Term taking place in Ghana and Senegal because it will be my first time traveling overseas! I cannot wait to live life outside my comfort zone, immerse myself in the vastly different culture, and come back home with a greater respect and understanding of the world around me!

Very Late Wrap-up of Accra!

            Hello readers!  I realize it has been quite some time since my last blog and I want to fill you in on some of the exciting things we did while we were in Accra.  We have since moved on to many other places.  I am going to try my best to catch you all [...]

Lakes, Rivers and Drums

            Things have been going fantastic here in Accra, Ghana.  Every day I meet more people, and every day I realize how different it is here compared to the United States.  In the past few days since I last blogged, a lot has happened…             We got to take another tour of some different things [...]

Ago! Hello from West Africa!

So we made it safe!  My first international flight has been a success.  Unfortunately I only slept for about an hour on the entire 11 hour flight, but I survived!  From the moment we stepped off the plane the experience has been fantastic!  I immediately felt a wave of heat and sun, and we headed [...]