It is my hope that our teachers will support us too in our fight. We are often the forgotten souls of a school. It is my hope that we will all find a common ground that makes us proud to work in our schools and proud to work together.
There are some important things every marketing major needs to know about the field of work that they are entering. Here are a few things that you might not have learned in school or during independent study that will give you an advantage in the marketing industry.
The bully of grade four had requested my friendship, something he hadn’t made any effort to do in public school. I couldn’t decipher from our initial encounter if he really did know who I was. He mentioned our teacher and how he nearly flunked that year but wrote nothing that led me to understand that he understood our relationship in those harried days of my nervousness.
If my father were alive to today and read this account of my “education” under the care of the Christian Brothers, he would most likely say, “Good discipline in those days if you ask me. Anyway, you survived, didn’t you?”
Walking across a windswept parking on a bone-chilling, dark February night I had time to reflect on a movie and a former professor of mine who had been involved in recovering art stolen by the Nazis.
Education in colonial Australia was far from the organized system in place today. In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s, children were lucky to have a one-room school house in the country or a private tutor in the city. These schools were founded by private individuals or churches, but were funded by the colonial governments or privately until the eventual emergence of state-run public schools in 1848.
When was the last time you thought of that seldom used instrument, the pencil? With everyone tapping away at a keyboard, iPad or iPhone, we seldom use, let alone think about pencils anymore.
Is grammar going the way of cursive writing and memorizing the multiplication tables? Will we be a world of smartphones and little else? Most of us (hopefully) hope not! However, the English language is full of trials and tribulations to overcome, and here are some of the most common goofs.
I am – notoriously – a critical thinker. My immediate reaction when solemnly presented with an allegedly true piece of information or self-proclaimed informed and authoritative opinion is to look for internal clues that all is not what it seems and to consult my own experience, and independent sources, for corroboration or dissent. This is […]
As a faculty member at a university, I’m often approached by freshmen who ask me for advice on how to make a great impression with their professors.There are many good reasons to impress your college professor, but how do you do it?