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NSHSS Global Student Voices Series

This series brings together NSHSS members, Ambassadors, Collegiate Council, and Fellows from around the world to chat about their academic lives. passions, talents, and overall experience. 

NSHSS Benefits: What a New Member Needs to Know, Part 2

NSHSS Ambassadors discuss NSHSS benefits and what new members need to know when they join the society to maximize their membership.

Is NSHSS Worth it? What a New Member Needs to Know, Part 1

NSHSS Ambassadors discuss what makes NSHSS worth it, how to get involved and stay involved in the society and the unexpected benefits of joining the NSHSS community.

Global Student Voices: What it Means to be an Ambassador Pt. 1

NSHSS Ambassadors discuss what Ambassadorship means to them and give their advice about how other students can succeed in their NSHSS Ambassador role!


This is part two of "What it Means to be an Ambassador" in which Hannah and Tyler discuss how NSHSS members can be successful as they step into the Ambassador role!


Global Student Voices: Volunteering

In honor of National Volunteer Month, NSHSS Ambassadors discuss the impact that volunteering has made on them and their communities.

New Year's Resolutions

In this Global Student Voices Session. NSHSS Ambassadors discuss their new goals and actions following the challenges, changes and hurdles during 2020. 

Global Student Voices: Virtual vs. In-person Learning Part 2

This is part two of "Virtual vs. In-person Learning" the topic for discussion in this session of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series. NSHSS Ambassadors chat about their year of experiences with learning in a new online environment. 

Global Student Voices: Student-Athlete Part 2

This is a part two episode of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series focusing on student-athletes. NSHSS Ambassadors chat about the struggles and triumphs they experience while balancing sports and academics.  

Global Student Voices: Virtual vs. In-person Learning

Three NSHSS Ambassadors discussed benefits and challenges of both virtual and in person learning, what they think school life will be like in the near and distant future and gave advice to other students who may be experiencing virtual learning for the first time this year.

Global Student Voices: Student-Athlete

This episode of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series focuses on student-athletes. NSHSS Ambassadors and Collegiate Council members discuss the current challenges they face with COVID-19 as a student-athlete, as well as their proudest achievements, benefits of being a student-athlete, and their own interpretation of the difference between playing a sport and truly being an “athlete.”

Global Student Voices: Music and Academics Part 2

In Part 2 of "Music and Academics" NSHSS Ambassadors Brooke and Dot discuss how music impact their lives, their favorite artists, and perform a meaningful song. Dot sings and Brooke plays the baritone saxophone. 

NSHSS Global Student Voices: Music & Academics

In this episode, two NSHSS Ambassadors, Sydney and Chloe. share their experience with music, how it influences their academics, and both perform a song. Sydney performed a song by one of his favorite musicians, Ed Sheeran and Chloe played a ragtime piece!

NSHSS Global Student Voices Series: Nonprofits

In this inspiring edition of NSHSS Global Student Voices Series, four female NSHSS Ambassadors and Student Council members discuss the nonprofit organizations that they have each individually started based on their own interests and initiative.

They mention current and future plans for the organizations and some challenges they have encountered, closing with advice they have for students who would also like to start their own initiatives or community participation.


Global Student Voices: A Coronavirus Monologue

Emma Lawrence, a junior attending Windermere Preparatory School, shares her monologue she wrote titled, "Pandemic" which highlights a response from Erin Vogel, a social psychologist and postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, in regard to her opinion about all the fake news spreading around the Coronavirus pandemic. Emma is an NSHSS Ambassador who placed 2nd in the global NAE Viral Monologue Competition for this video. Script available here.

NSHSS Global Student Voices Series: Focus on STEM

NSHSS Student Council, Student Council Executive Board, and Ambassadors discuss their current work in STEM, obstacles they’ve overcome, and predictions for the future. Student Council Executive Co-Vice President of Scholarship Development, Rishi (Johns Hopkins University) was our moderator for this episode. 

NSHSS Global Student Voices Series: Diplomacy and Public-Service

In this fourth episode of the NSHSS Global Student Voices series, Executive Vice-President of the NSHSS Student Council Executive Board, Greyson Hoye, and Vice President of Special Events on the Fellows Program Executive Board, Kolby Keo, discuss a series of questions highlighting the overarching NSHSS membership experience on a global scale. The gentlemen also discuss their current involvement in international diplomacy and public services and the impact and value it's had on their personal, academic, and professional experiences. 

NSHSS Global Student Voices: Future-Focused Following COVID-19

On May 14, 2020, we invited a group of NSHSS Ambassadors and Student Council members to share their current thoughts and predictions as they move towards their academic and professional futures following the COVID-19 pandemic. Some students agreed that universities should not charge for room and board if the university was transitioning to e-learning, even if it was only for a semester or two. Additionally, despite what one might think, the pandemic did not deter the students from their chosen career paths, even our aspiring neurosurgeon. The chat closed with the students describing 2020 with their favorite meme!  

NSHSS Global Student Voices: Sweden-NYC

On April 24, 2020, Vice President of NSHSS Student Council General Body, Annika from Sweden, led a chat between herself and two NSHSS members (and twin brothers) from NYC, Cole and Drew regarding their life surrounding COVID-19. Drew shared that he and his mother were experiencing symptoms of the disease and the feelings of concern that it caused. The students noted that social distancing was seemingly bringing people together and felt they were actually "united in the separation." Again, the students expressed an undeniable sense of resilience through this uncertain time.  

NSHSS Global Student Voices: U.S.-China

On April 11, 2020, NSHSS Ambassador from New Hampshire, Lauren, led a talk with two NSHSS students from China, Clement and Vincent to discuss their experiences regarding COVID-19. The three students connected through Instagram Live and shared what life was like personally and academically in the midst of the pandemic. It was clear that although the students expressed a real concern for the spread of the disease, all remained hopeful and optimistic about the future.