In the few weeks since I last posted I have completed my first graduate course, and come up to the weekend before I begin the Upward Bound Summer Bridge program. I believe that my class went well, but am waiting on final grades. It was challenging in a five week course, but I managed to… Read More Time
Image Reflection is an assignment that I completed for my College Access and Success class. I feel like it could be cool to share my thoughts on this particular assignment, which I enjoyed doing. I chose this image to represent College Access because it touches on the full range of what I consider access to… Read More Image Reflection
I feel that bricks occupy am interesting dynamic in our imagination. Bricks are at the same time traditional and everlasting. The simple red brick is found in homes and communicates a feeling of permanence that would of vinyl often cannot. It is found in new construction and buildings that have stood for hundreds of years.… Read More Bricks
In creating this blog I wanted to accomplish several things for myself. One, I wanted a space to reflect on my everyday but primarily on my experiences as they relate to my pursuit of graduate education and the development of a professional career.Two, as I prepare myself for an eventual master’s program i hope to… Read More Day 1 (Grad Class) is in the books.
Today I will begin a journey that even just a few years ago I would not have thought possible or even simply not what I might have considered, that of pursuing a graduate degree. Granted, this first step will be through a single, online, non-degree seeking course but it is a step none the less.… Read More First Day of Graduate Study
This summer I am beginning my graduate education, starting with a class as a non-degree seeking (NDS) student at North Carolina State University. The class will meet weekly online, will count as transferable credit towards a graduate program of study, and perhaps most importantly will be taught by the director of the Master’s program at… Read More Graduate classes and Summer Bridge
I recently had the opportunity to attend NC State’s Graduate Student Drive-In Conference and Open House and it was a fantastic and enlightening event. The program was a joint effort between the College of Education and the Office of Graduate Student Support Services, although much of the information would have been useful to anyone looking… Read More NCSU Graduate Student Drive-in Conference & Open House