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Author: Olivia Hammill

Well, the end is near! I’ve wrapped up all of my projects, written some thank you notes, and cleaned out my office. Almost as if on cue, the printed, finished, beautiful booklet arrived today! We had a first print run … Continued

Author: Joseph Maugeri

This past week, we had the opportunity to attend the Financial and Business Services Summer Conference, which is held annually in Raleigh. The event is attended by DPI staff, LEA finance staffers, and superintendents from across the state to share … Continued

Author: Meagan McDougall

My first week back in the office after California has been a blur. I’m not sure if it’s jet lag or just continued exhaustion but almost everything has blended together making me unsure of my days. What I do know … Continued

Author: Alexander Vazquez

As I mentioned in my last post, one of the projects I am working on this summer involved a survey. Although I was only hoping to gain information about employees’ experiences using certain software platforms, much to my surprise, I … Continued

Author: Olivia Hammill

Today, I’m talking about something completely separate from anything else I’ve worked on this summer. This morning, I visited animal control! I met Granville County’s (GC) animal management director when my internship started, and he invited me to visit the … Continued

Author: Alexander Vazquez

If you’ve been following my blog posts, you’re probably wondering what exactly I’m doing with the City of Durham – after all, I haven’t mentioned what I’m working on besides going to meetings and doing ride-alongs. Wonder no more! This … Continued

Author: Meagan McDougall

Coming off from a holiday weekend and getting back into the swing of work is always tough. Even more so when you’ve been battling a cough for going on three weeks. Thankfully when I called out of work on Tuesday, they … Continued

Author: Alexander Vazquez

Like most boys, I wanted to be a policeman or a firefighter for much of my childhood. Although I no longer have plans to become either, I relished the opportunity to live my childhood dream over the last couple weeks … Continued

Author: Olivia Hammill

As I thought about what to write in today’s post, I realized I’ve spent the last seven weeks talking about various things I’ve done in Granville County (GC), but I haven’t actually talked about the county itself. Let’s fix that! I … Continued

Author: Meagan McDougall

This past week was the week for my site visit from our beloved Susan Austin and I was so happy to see her and get to talk with someone from the program about all that I’ve been doing and had … Continued

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