Category Archives: Work Experience

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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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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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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Achieving Empowerment with Rehab 2 Perform

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, or APTA, the vision statement for the profession of physical therapy is to, “Transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” There is one physical therapy organization which has made this … 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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Credit. What’s that?

A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with the Chairman at my internship. He was asking me about how school was going. Eventually, we got on the topic of post-graduation. He shared some insights of his own life and … 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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Having the Conversation…

Not a topic that is easily or often discussed, but think it should be. It’s the one thing we all have in common. Like it or not, we are all going to die one day. So whether you are a … 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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