Posted in June 2013

bring on the learning revolution…

As I go through New Student Orientation this month, I think about another incoming class of first-year students coming to campus, wondering if they: (1) know what they are here to do, and (2) have any ideas what they expect from the institution.  Yesterday, after my colleague Jennifer and I finished speaking with the students … Continue reading

is career services dead?

Hello everyone!  For those interested in the career and personal development of students, you might find this piece interesting… On May 15th, there was an article in InsideHigherEd.com titled “Career Services Must Die,” based on comments from Andy Chan, Vice President for Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University.  You can read the article at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/05/15/career-services-it-now-exists-must-die-new-report-argues. … Continue reading

embrace life…and its limitations!

Good morning all!  I thought I would provide you with two quick thoughts today… First, a poem that was delivered to me via e-mail this morning: “LIFE” by Mother Teresa Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life … Continue reading