July 2013 Archives

Summer Job Fair? Check


Summer Job Fair? Check Think campus is quiet in the summer? In fact, while parking is certainly easier, there are lots of incoming students, most of them freshmen, wandering about campus and getting prepared for the fall semester. Last week was Summer Bridge, a special orientation program for Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) freshmen. Part of this preparatory experience includes a job fair, in which various departments set up booths and attempt to recruit students to work in their offices. What better way to start...

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Book Review: "Becoming an Engaged Campus"


Book Review: by Dr. Robert Girling, School of Business & Economics, Guest BloggerEach year as we begin to prepare our classes, most of us think "How can I engage students more?" or "What can I do to make this subject matter more meaningful and relevant to my students and the community?"  And some of us are no doubt thinking, "How can I get through this semester with my own brain intact and engaged?"At the same time the general public and legislators are...