Welcome Back to a New Year!

Martha Donnelly—Hello, again! I am back to writing on this blog twice a month to give you insight into my life here at The College at Brockport. It is the end of August and classes are in full swing now for the Fall semester which is crazy to me. I don’t know about anyone else…

Living Off Campus: The Ultimate Packing List

Alexis Marchitte—My packing list is made for an unfurnished, off campus house. This may vary depending on where you decide to live. Some off campus houses may come with a few furnished items; get in contact with your landlord to find out! Off campus apartments will also vary but I’m sure there is somebody you…

Kayla at CNN

Reporting on the National Stage: My Summer Internship at CNN

Kayla Green—Summer is always filled with adventures. These adventures usually involve beach trips, bonfires, and day trips with my friends. But this summer brought different kinds of adventures, and ones I never knew I’d be lucky enough to experience. This summer I’m interning with CNN Newsource in Washington D.C. As I write this, I have…

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

NancyLea Illsley—We’ve got a little over a month left of summer now, and we are all at different points in our lives. There are some of us that feel like we’ve been stuck in the same rut since school ended two months ago. Others of us have been trying to have as much fun as…

The Best Thing For You

Eliza Zachowicz—Though some of you may know if you are subscribed to my YouTube Channel, I am currently abroad in the beautiful city of London, England. However, before I arrived at the University of Roehampton, my mom and I decided to have an adventure of our own. Since she had never been to Europe, she…

Aerial view of campus

Transfer Student Q&A

Two of our bloggers, seniors Derick Abbey and NancyLea Illsley, began their Brockport journeys a couple years after the majority of their classmates, when they transferred in from other colleges. Here, they offer their perspectives on making that adjustment — and why they’re glad they did.  How easy did you feel it was to adjust…