Category Archives: Life at USG

Definitely binge worthy!

Fall semester is wrapping up and like the last few years it is that time of the year where the joy of finishing up exams, merges with the happiness, anxiety, excitement, traffic jams, nostalgia, failing family recipes, pumpkin spice latte … Continue reading

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Piloting Success

Finals are in session and along with countless hours of studying, students must manage their psychological state to end the semester successfully. During finals week, stress can be mounted from the long hours of reviewing class materials. This can influence … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a New Degree

Ok, it’s this Friday. My nursing class’s graduation. I am tempted to say it went by quickly, but I feel that would suggest that it was easy. It. Was. Not. Easy. It was challenging, aggravating, thrilling, surprising, tedious, joyous, insomnia-inducing, … Continue reading

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An interview with John Brandt about Safety & Security @ USG

“And then his blood tests came back – alcohol, PCP, cocaine, and marijuana. Basically, because the PCP was in him…probably broke his collarbone going over the handlebars. Never even knew it. But later when the PCP wore off…” Continue reading

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5 Ways To Develop Mental Toughness

In her books, author Amy Morin explores the concept of mental toughness. Read more to learn about how to develop mental strength in your own life. Continue reading

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Ninth Annual Scholarship and Donor Recognition Luncheon

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Ninth Annual Scholarship and Donor Recognition Luncheon at the Universities at Shady Grove was held to honor scholarship donors and recipients. As a Kendall scholar, it was an honor being among the 300 scholarship recipients … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action Under the Mistletoe…

For me, holidays always conjure up the thought of sitting around the TV watching Christmas movies. When I was growing up, there was no way to record a TV show or movie and then watch it later so you had … Continue reading

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Coping with Grief During the Holidays

I don’t even know how to begin, but it is with a heavy heart that I write today. I recently received the news of the passing of a dear close friend. This person was one of those friends that you’re … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving

Are you ready for this week’s festivities? Thanksgiving is next week and being a college student for a few years now, I have discovered the annual tradition of ‘Friendsgiving’. Friendsgiving is actually celebrated the weekend or Wednesday before the actual … Continue reading

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Being Grateful in an Ungracious World…

Why do we forget about being grateful? I think it is because it’s easy to focus on what we don’t have or where we are lacking. I also think it is normal to think that we always need to be … Continue reading

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