Tag: why brockport

Transfer Student Q&A

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 … Continue reading Transfer Student Q&A

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

Luke Bennett—This is the first installment of a new running blog on Winging It. I will highlight student-athletes here at The College at Brockport and focus on their academic prowess, along with the athletic and personal. The purpose of this blog is to show that these star athletes rank amongst the highest on the field … Continue reading Golden Eagle STUDENT-Athlete Spotlight: Doc Gentzler

ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

Whether studying at 1 am or rolling out of bed at 10; living on campus or off; working, writing, eating, or hanging out with friends, our bloggers' stories are all pieces of a busy day in Brockport student life. They captured the action throughout the day on November 20 on Twitter using #bportlife, to create … Continue reading ICYMI: Recapping a Busy “Day in the Life”

Happy DITL!

Happy DITL!

Our "Day in the Life" coverage on Twitter (#bportlife) and Snapchat (@collegeatbport) is well underway! Follow the action throughout the day to get an inside look at what Brockport life is like for our students. Here's a peek at some of the goings-on so far. We'll post a full recap tomorrow! https://twitter.com/bport_Alexis/status/932474181916250112 https://twitter.com/bport_Eliza/status/932476592588288000 https://twitter.com/bport_Alexis/status/932479445205766144 https://twitter.com/KaylaGreen04/status/932619211171618816Continue reading Happy DITL!

Follow the bloggers around on Monday!

Follow the bloggers around on Monday!

On Monday, November 20, the Winging It blog crew will be documenting the details of their entire day on Twitter using #bportlife. Follow the hashtag and use it (or the comments here) to send them your questions. We'll be compiling some of the content here on the blog, too. It’s your inside look at a … Continue reading Follow the bloggers around on Monday!

ICYMI: Watch our full Facebook Live Chat

ICYMI: Watch our full Facebook Live Chat

Bloggers Kayla Green and Spencer Linsner spent an hour answering questions from prospective Brockport students and families on Monday, March 20. We've captured the full conversation on the College's Facebook page, to watch at your convenience. Have additional questions that weren't answered here? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter!

Coming to you LIVE on March 20!

Coming to you LIVE on March 20!

Tune in to the College's Facebook page on Monday, March 20, at 7 pm for a live chat with two of our student bloggers, sophomore Kayla Green and senior Spencer Linsner! We welcome your questions about life at Brockport. We look forward to chatting with you!

Here’s a Question: “So, Why Brockport?”

Here’s a Question: “So, Why Brockport?”

Shay Harris—It's a question I've gotten a few times while walking backwards and giving a tour of my lovely campus, currently under construction. What follows is usually my eyebrow furrowing and me pinching my chin. Thinking. After taking a break, I inhale and give three answers: the people, opportunity for growth, and money. Brockport wasn't my … Continue reading Here’s a Question: “So, Why Brockport?”

Coming to you live on Friday!

Coming to you live on Friday!

This Friday, April 22, all 10 of the Winging It bloggers will be posting to social media all day long to chronicle what a day in the life of Brockport students is like. From before sun-up to after sun-down, they'll share their day with you: classes, clubs, working out, time with friends, food, homework, internships, … Continue reading Coming to you live on Friday!

I chose Brockport for the Honors College, but I stayed for the people I met.

I chose Brockport for the Honors College, but I stayed for the people I met.

Spencer Linsner—In March 2013, when I was in the middle of my decision-making process, I had one big thing on my mind: Money. I was certain that I didn't want to have to worry about debt when I finished, so I wanted to make sure the school I picked was the best value. And when … Continue reading I chose Brockport for the Honors College, but I stayed for the people I met.