Learning to Adult: Stay Safe

Learning to Adult: Stay Safe

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 Countdown: Advice from Alumni

Graduation Countdown: Advice from Alumni

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
Transfer Students: Getting Involved on a New Campus

Transfer Students: Getting Involved on a New Campus

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
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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
A New Attitude for a New Semester

A New Attitude for a New Semester

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. School Work Use the new semester as an opportunity for a new attitude. If last semesters grades didn’t meet your standards, start this year
Checking Off Required Chapel Credits

Checking Off Required Chapel Credits

There are two types of students. Those who like chapel and those who don’t. If chapel isn’t your favorite thing, try thinking of it like any other class. You can’t miss too many and you need it to graduate. If anything this is the easiest class because there is no homework and you know there won’t be any pop quizzes! Plus, the speakers are engaging and most of the time they’re even pretty entertaining! Just like
Staying Fit When Life Gets Fast

Staying Fit When Life Gets Fast

Staying active can be difficult while trying to balance classes, work, and other responsibilities. Taking time out of your day to exercise when you could be studying or hanging out with friends can feel like a chore. Utilize these five tips to make the most of your time and stay fit and active in college. Take the stairs, not the elevator – Get in a few extra steps and burn some calories by taking the stairs.
Preparing Your Room for Christmas Break

Preparing Your Room for Christmas Break

Christmas is just a few weeks away! With campus closing in a mere 14 days, it’s time to start thinking about packing up. You don’t just need to pack your clothes, but you need to prepare your room as well. You’ll be gone for about a month and that’s just enough time for things to get funky if you don’t prep before you head home. Take out the trash – The last thing you want to

Doing Holidays College Style

You’re almost done with the semester! Christmas is just around the corner and you might be feeling a bit homesick for the holiday festivities. Keep up the good spirits with these 4 tips. Decorate – Head on over to the Nease Library or IRC and make some colorful paper chains or a special door decoration that feels festive. Listen to holiday music and movies – Turn on Mannheim Steamroller, Christmas carols, White Christmas, or your favorite
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