I was always told that in college you get so many new opportunities and experiences- this week- I finally understood what everyone was talking about.
For the Freshman Seminar classes (small classes offered exclusively to freshmen in the Focus program that help to enforce Green-Bay’s interdisciplinary approach to learning) each class had read a book by Kevin Sites called In The Hot Zone: One Man, One Year, Twenty Wars. Kevin Sites was a foreign correspondent for ABC, NBC, and CNN until he decided to be a self-sufficient journalist for Yahoo!. He won several awards for his reporting, book, and documentary on this year-long journey through all of the world’s conflict zones. Continue reading Once In A Lifetime Experience
In High School, you likely have class from about 8 in the morning till around 3 in the afternoon. You get minimum breaks between classes and you have to stay in the same building all day long. When I first came to UWGB, I had no clue how things were going to be. I didn’t know how often I would have class or how long my days were going to be, but quickly I found that it was much different than High School. Continue reading My Daily Schedule: Much Different Than High School
A big question about college, and part of the decision process for many, is about the term “commuter college.”
When I came for my UWGB tour on a Friday afternoon last fall I was very concerned with the fact that the tour guides said many of the students will go home or off campus on weekends. I would be one of the people on campus on those weekends…would I be the only one? Continue reading The Truth About Weekends