Evidence of Things Unseen

Colleges Campuses Are Full Of Subtle Racism And Sexism, Study Says. First, way to go Missouri for trying to own your stuff and respond appropriately. This is a good read, and more evidence of problems across the academy. I don’t expect my colleagues who are part of the dominant culture (however that manifests in yourContinue reading “Evidence of Things Unseen”

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Remedial/Developmental Education…Or Not

  Some Florida Colleges Plan for New Choice for Remedial Education: Opting Out – Students I like how this particular institution is using data to drive this conversation. Data have to point the way to solutions, like a compass. But it can’t stop there. Now that I work in the two-year college space, I knowContinue reading “Remedial/Developmental Education…Or Not”

12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five

This post was inspired by a recent article in the Money & Careers section of US News & World Report found here: http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2012/08/08/12-things-killer-employees-do-before-noon. Here is my list of 12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five. I changed the time to 5, because come on – ain’t nobody got time for getting up early unless theyContinue reading “12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five”

Take Your Medicine

Earlier this month I traveled to the beautiful twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Though the trip was amazing, its what happened before I traveled that inspired this post. You see I still have my tonsils…which means that I am particularly susceptible to strep throat. I could take them out, but I have been told thatContinue reading “Take Your Medicine”

Academic Horoscope

To all my students out there; new, old, beginning, veterans, non-traditional, on-line, commuter, university, community college, and everything in between I wish you a good start to the new year! What a glorious time – a fresh slate, new opportunities on the horizon, and a new season to celebrate. I hope your break, however youContinue reading “Academic Horoscope”