So this is what it feels like to have a degree. Accomplished, proud and excited. I am ready to see what the future has in store for myself and my fellow graduates. My experience at SCC was remarkable. I learned something new from everyone I encountered, I determined my major, … Continue reading
Summer 2015 is right around the corner! I’m very excited that this summer will be the first one in 3 years that I’m not taking a summer class. For those of you who are, IT PAYS OFF! But aside from classes, there are so many different activities to do this … Continue reading
This past weekend, 16 of SCC’s 35 PBL members attended the annual State Leadership Conference held in Springfield, Missouri. What a fantastic time we had! Friday night, the chapter enjoyed dinner at Lambert’s, and Saturday we enjoyed a day filled with workshops and competitive events, and even obtained several awards.
Governor Jay Nixon has imposed spending restrictions in many areas in anticipation of a possible revenue shortfall. According to the Higher Education Department, the A+ program is one area that is to be effected. This issue of whether or not the funding for the A+ program should be cut is something … Continue reading
Students hear the term “networking” all of the time. But what does that even mean?Dictionary.com defines networking as a method of cultivating people who can be helpful to one professionally, especially in finding employment or moving to a higher position.
Yeah, yeah “professionally.” Well, I’m not in my profession, I’m … Continue reading
Stress. We all experience it. Whether we like to admit to it or not, college is STRESSFUL! There never seems to be enough time in a day or days in a week to fit everything in. Far too often I’ve seen students, myself included, take on several tasks … Continue reading
Each year, thousands of individuals get on the same kick about getting back into shape for the new year. We hear it every December: “I’m going to get a gym membership and start my diet January 1st!” Gyms even hold special deals for the month of January because they know … Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Why wait until January 1st to begin your New Year’s Resolutions to make the changes and work towards healthy lifestyle, when you can start before the holidays end and not have to feel as bad when you’re trying to get back into … Continue reading
Many people have strange addictions. Mine just so happens to be with fish. Raw fish.
That’s right, I’m one of “those” sushi-loving weirdos. “How can you eat that?!” is something I get asked on a regular basis. How, you ask? Typically my response entails something along the lines of…”well, how … Continue reading
It’s getting to be that time of year again. Retail employees begin preparation for the holidays right after Halloween, but many consumers begin their holiday shopping far beforehand. As we prepare our stores for the busiest shopping day of the year, there are a few things that retail employees want … Continue reading