August 2017 Archives

Spotlight: Service-Learning Case Study in Business


Spotlight: Service-Learning Case Study in Business by Maddie Wright "Professor Girling and his courses offer wisdom, expertise, a challenge, and an opportunity for self-discovery for those who are open to the call." - Victoria Hernandez, Professor Girling's former student. Dr. Girling turned to service-learning in order to show students the realistic opportunities and experiences they can have after graduating with an Economics degree. He said, "Economics is abstract, I was looking for ways to show students the practical side, service-learning does that." He started using...

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Welcome Ash, Brenda, Iris, Jeremy, Jesus, Liliana, Lisa, & Missy!


Welcome Ash, Brenda, Iris, Jeremy, Jesus, Liliana, Lisa, & Missy! by Merith Weisman Classes start on August 22, and we're gearing up in the CCE. I'm excited to welcome 4 new AmeriCorps VISTA members, the new Administrative Coordinator, 2 new Faculty Fellows, and SSU's new Provost. All of this growth is exciting and I know it's going to be an amazing year full of learning and impact! Please join me in welcoming everyone!...

Welcome Brenda, Iris, Jesus & Liliana!


Welcome Brenda, Iris, Jesus & Liliana! by Merith Weisman I'm excited to welcome 4 new AmeriCorps VISTA members to the CCE! Brenda, Iris, Jesus and Liliana have committed to serve as AmeriCorps VISTAs for a year. They will provide direct support for any faculty member, staff member or student who gets involved with the organizations they work with four days each week and they will be at SSU in the CCE one day each week. They each have three main responsibilities. The first is to...

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Simple Ways to Save Your Health, Money, and Planet: Tip 10


Simple Ways to Save Your Health, Money, and Planet: Tip 10 By Claudia Sisomphou Part 10 of a 10 Part Series See Tip 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 It's easy to talk about the importance of remembering to turn off the lights whenever they are not being used, but it's also just as easy to leave them on anyway. Whether it's because you don't want to come home to a dark house, or you like to leave that light on in the hallway when you...