Working a campus job has the potential to be a great experience, especially at a school like Eastern Nazarene College. There are multiple reasons why that is and I can give you a supervisor’s perspective on the advantages for students. Scheduling Flexibility
Campus employers know that you are at ENC to attend classes and we support those academic endeavors first and foremost. While all the campus jobs expect you to manage your time, we also schedule
The United States is currently facing some very important decisions about the future of Higher Education. While we continue to hold the largest number of the best scientists in the world, the gap between these scientists and the next group of best US scientists have been steadily growing in the last 10 years. Many countries in the European block such as Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and recently Great Britain, have moved to higher education reform by
How Can Being a Part of the ENC Community Be a Faithful Expression of “offering our bodies to God as living sacrifices”?
Here is a powerful Christian call: “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your
During our Winter Break, I had the opportunity to travel to Central Florida with my family and some friends. While the rest were off doing the theme park experience, I decided to go to some places where I could learn more about nature and the species with which we share this planet. One of the places I went was Reptile World Serpentarium in Saint Cloud. This facility has been open since 1972 and houses over 80
History is one of those majors in college that is greatly underestimated and misunderstood by those who have not experienced it in the college classroom. History majors have the potential to learn some amazing skills while in college that all businesses need. Who would have thought that studying history would be such a significant means to learning critical professional skills? After all, History majors study things like the Revolution, Machu Picchu, The Boston Massacre and the
“Full-time grad school? Are you crazy? Why are you doing this to yourself?” my friends would ask. When I decided to enter a Master’s program, it was impulsive: I needed a career change and wanted a new challenge. I jumped right into it, dragging along my family, my job, and a full calendar of music lessons, PTO events, etc.!I found out that my class schedule was roughly equivalent to adding on a new part-time job. That’s
Going to a college far away from home is an idea most students love to entertain for one reason only, and that is to have the freedom to do what they want. A college environment in itself does more than just give a student freedom; it also equips them with the skills necessary to enter their field of choice with confidence. Below are three main reasons why you should consider going to a college far from
I’ve been teaching college long enough to know that coffee is the first thing on the mind of most students in the morning. As a scientist, I would hypothesize that out of 16 or so students on the first day of my upper division conservation biology course this fall, there will be at least 50% with a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts cup. And I can say with 95% certainty that at least one person will come
Over the years face-to-face has been the go-to method for learning because it provides students with hands-on experiences that apply to real life. It also gives students and teachers alike the opportunity to interact with and be accountable to each other. This is not to say that online learning has no value, but rather to point out the essentiality of face-to-face learning.
Face-to-face learning easily satisfies our need to interact with one another
This creates room
College can be expensive. There. We said it.
As a high school student, you know this as well as anybody. But in addition to academic and institutional funding you can receive, and any federal assistance through the FAFSA, there are some great online resources to help you afford college.
Here are 3 websites that can help kick-start your scholarship application process. Collegeboard.org
Studentaid.gov A Few Tips: Do a Google search for “College Scholarships” and see