Category Archives: Work Experience

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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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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