With the spring semester now in full swing, many of our seniors are reminded that their time at ENC is coming to a close. Senior Jonni Albetta shared a little bit about her experience over the last four years in a recent blog post. She also offered advice to current and incoming students about how to make the most of their time here. Give it a read here:
by Jessy Anne Walters
Eastern Nazarene College is located right on Boston’s South Shore, making it a prime location for students to commute to school. However, commuting can sometimes be tricky so here are a few tips to help you be a successful commuter college student.
This might be easier said than done because college might seem overwhelming, but once you get in the groove, getting involved will be worth it. Make the most
Dr. Lowell Hall, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, describes how he views the research and teaching of chemistry through the eyes of his faith.
ENC is blessed to have professors that are renowned for their fields of expertise. In this video, professors and alumni Jim Cameron (52) and Don Yerxa (72) and Austin Steelman (13) discuss the legacy of the ENC history department and the mentoring that occurs on a small campus. History Majors, how amazing is it that you get to learn from these talented academics!
The semester is just about to end! It’s time to start thinking about selling your textbooks from this semester and buying the ones you’ll need for next semester. Whether you’re looking for cash, money on your debit card, or even an Amazon gift card, there are lots of ways to get some extra $$ for your used textbooks.
Textbooks for ENC Students Facebook Page – A group run by and for ENC students, you can post
Being able to score an internship while in college is a major accomplishment. Regardless of what you are majoring in, learning from those who are doing the job you hope to get is a great way to gain hands-on experience. An internship gives you the foundation of the skills that you will need in the real world, even if those skills don’t directly relate to your major. In addition, an internship can expose you to information
Mentors provide the opportunity for someone wiser, smarter, and older to guide you through life. Take advantage of the possible growth opportunity and find a mentor!
Who? Choose someone who you look up to. Someone who has achieved great things and worked hard. Look for the person you want to be in 10-years. Too many people make the mistake of asking someone just above where they are. While that’s great and you can certainly learn from
Don’t let your midterm papers get you down. Use your 5 tips to write a better paper! Create an outline – The first step to writing a good paper is knowing what you’re going to write about. Jot down a basic outline with the info you need to cover. Maybe include a specific number of paragraphs or the overarching topic for each of your paragraphs. The writer gets easier when you start with a clear idea
Interviews are inevitable. You might have even had one to get to college. To get a job, you’ll need to go through at least 1, if not 2 or 3 interviews. They are a big part of determining your life beyond college and it’s crucial that you learn to ace interviews. Thankfully, it’s not really that hard! We talked to a few professionals who have decades of interview experience, both doing the hiring and being interviewed.
We all know that social media is immensely popular nowadays. But did you know psychology plays a huge role in why social media is off the charts popular with nearly all ages? Social media is also changing just like we are, and it’s changing the way we relate to one another, communicate, share and yes, even form our own personal identity.
Smartphones, Apps, and Technology
Social media may be all about smartphones, apps, and technology,