Scholarship Recipient Highlight: Ifemayowa Aworanti, 2013 Emerging Scholar Award

Our congratulations go out to Ifemayowa Aworanti, a rising junior and the Chapter President at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on being named the recipient of the 2013 Emerging Scholar Award! Golden Key’s Emerging Scholar Award recognizes a sophomore who has made a significant difference in their chapter. Originally from Nigeria, Ifemayowa’s family moved to […]

Schools Implementing Iris Scanners to Identify Students

When an app notification asks “Would Like to Use Your Current Location”, do you ever feel compelled to click “Do Not Allow” solely because giving out that kind of information seems frightening? We are in a day and age when access to unlimited knowledge is as simple as reaching in your pocket and swiping your […]

Would You ‘Pay It Forward’? Oregon’s Tuition-Free College Plan

Earlier this month, the Oregon state legislature approved a plan conceived by the Economic Opportunity Institute, and put into action by several Portland State University students, to provide free tuition to students attending public universities or community colleges in the state. The only stipulation is that students participating in the program pay back the state […]

Bangladesh Creatively Solves Their Education Difficulties

What happens when one of the most densely populated countries in the world becomes a victim of floods and rising water levels? Bangladesh is a delta with an incredibly high density of river systems that are also highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In fact, in 1998, two-thirds of the country was flooded […]

I Stand For Video Series: Conclusion

We hope you have enjoyed all the videos in our “I Stand For” series!  Golden Key’s mission is to enable members to realize their potential through the advancement of academics, leadership and service. Golden Key members stand out with their academic excellence and hard work, stand up as leaders and for causes they believe in, and […]

Journey to Machu Picchu

Golden Key’s Director of Canada, Ian Sankey, will be traveling to Peru through G Adventures. “Perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time, this adventure includes a 4-day trek along the Inca Trail. This is one of the world’s best-known hikes and will reward those […]