Category Archives: Life at USG

How Resilient Are You?

I am sure you have heard the question “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Recently, I have had a few friends and acquaintances who have experienced major life events that have tested their emotional and mental strength. Whether … Continue reading

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The First Step

Hello everyone, and welcome back to USG! It’s the first day of the spring semester, and first days are always a chance to start anew. It’s a time where you can branch away from old habits, change your studying patterns … Continue reading

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Taking the First Steps of my Last Semester

Hello all! I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break. This semester marks the final stage of my journey here at The Universities at Shady Grove, as I will be graduating with my Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science this upcoming … Continue reading

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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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