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
Kayla Green—As finals week begins and winter break becomes so close I can feel it, I find myself reflecting back on my semester. This has been a pivotal and emotional roller coaster of a semester for me, and in the end I have learned a lot about myself. Without getting into every detail, I took … Continue reading The Best Advice I’ve Received: It’s Not About the Setback, But the Comeback
Only 84.4% of freshman return to college for their sophomore year
We're at it again! Throughout the entire day on Monday, November 14, the bloggers will share the details of their day on Twitter using #bportlife. Follow the hashtag and use it to send them your questions and comments. It’s your inside look at a day in the life of Brockport students. What do you want … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Brockport Students: Monday, November 14
Alexis Marchitte—Well folks, it's that time of year again, registration for the next semester. If you know me, then you know that I have a strict four-year plan that I tweak here and there every single time registration comes around. The future scares me a little, but it calms my nerves when I sit down … Continue reading Scheduling
Marie Fischer—When I left high school, one of my biggest fears was that I would never be able to relate to my teachers like I did in high school. My classes were going to be bigger, and the amount of time in which I could just walk into their room was going to be shortened. … Continue reading Professors: Friend or Foe?
Kayla Green—Hello everyone! My name is Kayla! I am from Buffalo and I am a freshman majoring in Journalism and Broadcasting, and I have been at Brockport for almost three weeks now. I am loving college life so far, it is everything I wanted it to be and much more. I know that before I … Continue reading Welcome to Brockport: My First Few Weeks
Liz Herrmann—When touring Brockport, I felt the sense of community with every building we entered! Everyone was laughing and smiling, and it was infectious. I found myself saying Hi to people and smiling at strangers! I was home, my future family was here, I definitely felt like I was right where I belonged. As my … Continue reading I chose Brockport because of the community, but I stayed because of the faculty.
Missy Fischer—When I was a senior in high school, there were a lot of things I considered when I was choosing which school I wanted to attend for college. Size, distance from home, majors they offered, price, extracurricular activities and the surrounding city, town or village played major factors for me. And in the end, … Continue reading I chose Brockport because of its size, but I stayed because of the people.
Missy Fischer—Hi guys! I hope everyone is staying warm in this atrocious cold weather we’ve been having lately. I know that it has been a steady 0 degree Fahrenheit this week in Brockport. I thought I’d write about a piece of advice one of my favorite professors told me last year. First off I’ll start … Continue reading “The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”