Join our class discussions – on Twitter!

A few of my professors this semester decided to incorporate Twitter into their course design. I am excited about engaging with my cohort and faculty via a “new” (to our classroom) communication tool. I believe Twitter is an effective tool to encourage and facilitate faculty-student and student-student contact.┬áRey Junco’s research found that “Twitter can be…

Residence Hall Change (is good)

“There’s a nasty rumor going around that someone let boys move into Brumby!” – Ralphel Smith, UGA Housing RA Training Brumby Hall was built in 1966 and was an all female residence hall for the last 47 years. But this year, it is co-ed for the first time ever! Working as a Graduate Resident in…

Orientation Programs and Running

I knew the long hours of orientation would challenge my running schedule this summer. My Nike+ data shows it too: 56.9 miles in June compared to 76.8 miles in May. As a runner, I was feeling down about the missed days, missed miles, missed personal reflection time, missed exercise, and so-on. Running a race on…

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