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…

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…

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back…

This is CNN

Kayla Green—This past fall, I made the decision to apply for internships in Washington D.C. for the upcoming summer. I applied to over 20 internships after I was accepted, and had been anxiously checking my email for responses since January. There was one in particular that I wanted most, one that’s always been my #1…

What Did I Do for Spring Break?

Martha Donnelly—About two weeks ago we had our mid-semester break, which was our spring break. This year I came home for the week to visit with my family and to make some extra money by working at Levi’s which is where I work over the summer. During the first weekend home I spent Friday and…