Tag Archives: classroom

  1. Kathryn van Steyn: Live Simply and Passionately!

    February 9, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    Life should be all about fun. And some of the happiest people I’ve ever encountered were in a poor, small village in Nepal, so it is more of a state of being than anything else. I derive my happiness from the outdoors.

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  2. Roger and Susan Whitaker: In It Together

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    January 26, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    The College nurtures academic prowess, to be sure. But, the special value of the ACS experience is not fully captured by GPA scores, university admissions successes or academic contests won. It is in the ways that ACS graduates think about themselves, care about the complexities of the global condition, and embrace their responsibility to do their part to make the world a little better place.

  3. ACS Alumni at Teach For Bulgaria: Be the Solution!

    January 22, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    Certainly, kids are changing which is great because otherwise they would just be inadequate. So, really it is us and our understanding and mindsets that are growing a bit inadequate and we would profit by trying to open ourselves more to them, even learning from them.

  4. Alice Zlatka Litov ’42: A Life of Purpose

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    January 21, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    It was a warm evening and I cried inwardly – how am I going to leave my mother, my sister and my whole family, the wonderful country I lived in? I didn’t want any harm to come to them, that’s why I didn’t tell anyone.