Arsema Mulugeta Assefa is one of just a few Ethiopian students who make up the larger international student body at Florida Tech.
Some highlights from Arsema's interview follow.
On why she wanted to come to the U.S. and how she plans to return to Ethiopia:
"For me personally, it was to do with the amount of freedom, and I was able to pursue what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be here. But most people leave (Ethiopia) and don't come back, and that's not my intention. I actually want to go back, make a difference in my country."
On this spooky edition of Coastal Connection, Brevard Theatrical Ensemble storytellers Lady Gail Ryan and Jerry Hess join us to share what happens when night falls at Turkey Creek Sanctuary. The Brevard Theatrical Ensemble is hosting their annual Erie Tales at Turkey Creek, followed by a guided tour through nature without interference of modern light. Enjoy part of the frightening tales told by these mysterious storytellers.
The football season kicked off with a pep rally and unveiling of the jerseys for Florida Tech’s brand new football team. Assistant director for athletic communications, Ryan Jones, was present, to tell us a little about the football team, his expectations, and how he feels the university has welcomed and embraced this new phase in Florida Tech sports history. Excited for his team, Jones mentions how the players have prepared and how support from the fans has impacted all the members of the team.
On this green edition of Coastal Connection, Vince Lamb joins host, Terri Wright, to talk about the upcoming Brevard Wildlife Corridor Expedition. As Committee Chair of the BWCE, Lamb shared the inside information about this 15 day event.
In this edition of Coastal Connection, Volunteer Coordinator for Nana’ House Terra May tells us about the work being done at Nana’s House, and their upcoming fundraiser event. Nana’s House is a non-profit organization that helps refuge children in need of a safe home.