Category Archives: Academics

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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My First Real-life Nursing Job…

This summer, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to work as a nurse extern at Washington Adventist Hospital (WAH) in Takoma Park, Maryland. First of all, what the heck is an externship? Apparently, an externship is shorter than an … Continue reading

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Congratulations to all! + Thank you!

Hello to all! Congratulations to all seniors who are graduating and to juniors who finished the semester strong! I will be walking across the stage next Saturday at the Reckord Armory at College Park to receive my B.A. in Communication. … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Book Festival

The Universities at Shady Grove is looking for volunteers that speak a diverse array of languages. Our institution is hosting a multilingual story time tent at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Anyone who is fluent in Spanish, Korean, French, Amharic, Farsi, … Continue reading

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Drones Pt. 2 + Film Festival!

Check out my last blog post where I talked about how I got a cool opportunity to try out a DJI Mavic Drone! I was able to piece together another drone video with some different shots. Check it out down … Continue reading

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Productivity for Stress Management

As students enter the week before finals, it is important to manage stress as effectively as possible.  It’s important to note that stress is not something you feel. Stress is not a temporary state of mind that you experience. It’s important … Continue reading

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The art of effective class presentation

Presentations are an essential part of graduate school as well as life after school! Most of our future careers may involve presenting in front of parents, schools, clients, governing bodies, institutions, etc. Therefore, presentations in graduate school should not be … Continue reading

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Nursing Convention Part Deux

Ok, so I strayed a bit on my blog about convention last time. It’s all in the getting there, right? So, let’s really review the convention and make the case for why you should go to a conference that reflects … Continue reading

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Final Countdown

Listen to advice on one of life’s most essential transitions- Stepping out into the “real” world after college and enjoy the refreshments. Continue reading

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