Tag: inspiration

Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

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 … Continue reading Using the Rest of Your Summer Efficiently

My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

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 … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living

Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

Marie Fischer—Growing up, there was never a time that I was scared to go to school, the concern of my safety never being an issue. Today, I can't help but think about what a luxury I've been given to never fear sitting in my classroom for fear of not making it home. But is that … Continue reading Making a Global Difference, Close to Home

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

NancyLea Illsley—There are many people who tell us many things as we make our way through our college careers. There are some words spoken that we will remember for the rest of our lives and others that don't make the cut. I have been thinking a lot about this lately because I have been given … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: Three Quotes That Have Stayed With Me

Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Eliza Zachowicz—At this year's Diversity Conference, The College at Brockport was graced with the presence of Wes Moore, author of our summer reading assignment, The Work. Moore was set to give the afternoon keynote address and honestly, it was breathtaking. Moore told many stories of his life, keeping the audience captivated, as his voice alone was that … Continue reading Wes Moore