There are many ways to get involved on and off campus. With clubs, jobs, internships, and student government, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get out there and meet people. Take the plunge and join a new group! We talked to student Dan Compitiello and when we saw his schedule, we knew it would be hard to find a more involved person. Use his busy day as an inspiration for getting things done!
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We are only three weeks into the semester, but already things are starting to add up. Spring break seems so far in the distance as does the end of winter. Despite all this, it is important to be focused on the present by starting this semester strong and following that through to the end. Our friends at the Center for Academic Success (CAS) in the Nease Library have some tips for staying on top of things
Today’s job market is challenging, and every college student is faced with an uphill climb in order to come out of college with a degree in hand and a full-time job. The one thing a college grad wants is a job. Then realism and economic conditions are factored into the picture and they understand having a job waiting for them at graduation is not the norm. In fact, BloombergBusiness reported only 12% had lined up full-time
Part of being an adult is learning to take care of yourself and your belongings. Use these tips to keep yourself and your stuff safe.
Be aware of your surroundings – Whether you’re walking through Boston or downtown Quincy, take note of who and what is around you. Maybe don’t walk down a dark alley if there’s a well-lit sidewalk available. Don’t wear headphones when you’re walking back from the T at night. ENC is in
Graduation is 4 months away! That might seem like a long way into the future, but May will be here before you know it. We talked to ENC alumni from as far back as 1987 and asked for their advice to the graduating seniors. They survived the transition from full-time student to real-world adult and they’re passing on their best advice to help you succeed.
“1) College is what you make it. Students should challenge themselves
Congrats! You just transferred to a new school. You’re probably excited and a bit nervous. You’ve got to find new friends, figure out where classes are, and of course, find the best local spots for a midnight snack. Whether you need tips for integrating into the ENC student community or suggestions for Boston hot spots, we’ve got you covered. Use this post as a guideline to an easy transition and stay tuned for a future post
Today we remember the great social justice activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with four little-known facts about his life and legacy.
1. Dr. King was born Michael King, not Martin. Born Michael King Jr., the famous civil rights leader, did not become Martin until he was 5 years old. In 1934 his father traveled to Germany and became inspired by the Protestant Reformation leader Martin Luther. After returning home, King Sr. changed his own name
Winter break is almost over! Next week students will start coming back to campus and with the fresh faces comes the opportunity for a fresh start. Use the new semester as an opportunity for a personal refresh. Start strong with good study habits, healthy eating and exercise, and making time for friends.
Use the new semester as an opportunity for a new attitude. If last semesters grades didn’t meet your standards, start this year