Twitter and Orientation

One of the first things I did after starting my NODA internship was volunteer to help with social media in the office. Managing social media accounts and engaging with students online is something I love to do, and I try to create these opportunities (and be helpful) whenever I can! This year, instead of creating…

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…

Social class differences on a college campus

Trying to create programs and services for the diverse group of individuals that attend an institution can be a difficult task. Need based financial aid or other assistance programs help students enroll in college when otherwise they might not have been able to afford it. And, as I am learning firsthand this summer, students have…

Preparing for SOAR

Last week I posted about being a NODA Intern at UNCG. Throughout the summer I am going to blog about some of the programs and activities going on in the NSSFP (New Student and Spartan Family Program)¬†office at UNCG. This is a way for me to write some thoughts down and share about my NODA…

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