Category Archives: Academics

Link it up!

  The impact of social media is immense and this is where LinkedIn comes in. LinkedIn.com is a website where one can market themselves to potential employer and where professional networking takes place digitally. As digital space is getting more … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives

Two summers ago, I decided to volunteer at the Veteran’s Administration in Washington, DC. I was placed in the CLC, or Community Living Center, the long-term rehabilitation and nursing home within the VA. Although the VA sometimes gets poor marks … Continue reading

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Animal House

On the weekends, isn’t it nice to visit a place you’ve never been before? We live in the DC area, so there is always a museum, concert or festival to attend. Here is a place you have probably never been … Continue reading

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White Noise Resources – for studying, writing and gaming

The Universities at Shady Grove is a place focused on academic achievement. You’re here to study and learn – but sometimes you just can’t force yourself to stare at your textbook for hours on end, not without some help. Some … Continue reading

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After the Exams

Photo From Flickr For many, exams are just around the corner or have just finished. To everyone, congratulations! Whether you are in the middle of studying or are finally able to relax, you have worked incredibly hard. For me, this … Continue reading

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Exploring DPT Programs in New York

Time flies—it’s almost hard to believe that this time last year, I first started my academic journey here at The Universities at Shady Grove. Now, I am currently a senior, working towards the last stages of my undergraduate program. After … Continue reading

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DOING DATA! @ The Priddy Library

If the students at the Universities at Shady Grove are interested in learning the basics of Excel, the Priddy Library will hold a workshop in October and November to go over the three F’s of Excel. A librarian will give … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Mental Health Tips for Students

As a social work student, I am particularly concerned with self-care and mental health for students. It is no secret to anyone who is a student that tackling our studies can be incredibly stressful. We all tend to start out … Continue reading

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Write it down!

To start off my first blog of the semester, I just wanted to say welcome new USG students and welcome back to the returning USG students! We’re a few weeks into the school year already and I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Priddy Library Workshops

The Priddy Library is offering workshops where a group of students and professionals engage in thorough discussion and activities on particular subjects. This semester, there will be workshops on DOING DATA! Programs and activities such as Intro to SPSS, infographics … Continue reading

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