Orientation season at Emmanuel has given me little time or energy to generate fresh content, so I've been "running reruns" on the blog for the last few weeks. I've also been experiencing reruns on my own, rewatching shows that I haven't seen in a while or revisiting seasons of shows I didn't get to finish. … Continue reading Can the FAFSA Be Funny?
I spent this weekend doing what I believed to be a final pass at moviegoing prior to the Golden Globes (this year's field is DEEP, so it may require a few more trips), and spent my Saturday seeing two offerings I was VERY excited about: Her, and Inside Llewyn Davis. I have things to say … Continue reading Cine-Spiration: BeautifulHandwrittenLetters.com
As I write this, I am emerging from a self-imposed and much needed hiatus from the Internet after two solid weeks of new student orientation. Between commuter student life sessions, a transfer meet and greet, several involvement sessions, and a structured conversation I co-led about student assessment, I needed a few days to myself. But … Continue reading Try a Little Tinder-ness
Like so many out there in the great wide world of higher education, the fever pitch of new student orientation has arrived. I'm rarely in my office, I'm speaking in front of crowds more than even I would like, and I've resigned myself to a kind of organized chaos for the next two weeks as … Continue reading The Ongoing Quest for Quiet
My most recent #sachat was a lively discussion about creating social media guidelines for your campus. With my eyes on creating and implementing guidelines for our student groups, I participated in the chat with rapt attention, favoriting resources and resonant statements as I went. But there was a topic that went unaddressed for the length … Continue reading Misguided, Sans Guidelines