Just before my departure to Kenya, my mind was racing. I've never traveled internationally alone and haven't traveled abroad in over seven years. What items will I forget to bring? Will I be accepted? Will Kenya be a place inviting to foreigners, or a bit withdrawn? And most importantly, will I get lost in the airports with my terrible sense of direction?
With far-reaching work ranging from funding water wells in Ethiopia to working with children living in the Bolivian prison system to breaking down barriers to housing for local homeless people, 13 Florida State University students were recognized Wednesday for their commitment to making the world a better place.
Ramon Alexander believes in the power of partnerships.
The founder of Distinguished Young Gentleman of America, Inc. and a newly elected representative to the Florida House, Alexander was on Florida State's campus Friday to address the 5th Annual Mentoring Institute, hosted by the Center for Leadership & Social Change.