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Productivity in Quarantine

I did not think that I would be continuing the rest of my Hospital Support Specialist program online, taught through a webcam. It has taken some time to adjust to these new circumstances but every day I try and find things to make myself feel some sort of normalcy.

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From Classroom to Chatroom

This is a different and difficult situation we are all forced to live in right now. It is out of our hands and although we are supposed to stay inside our homes due to health recommendations, we are encouraged to continue with our daily routines. That helps bring a sense of normality to our day-to-day…

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How I found my calling as an Early Childhood Educator

Since I was young, I’ve enjoyed taking care of younger children. It began when my baby sister was born. I would insist on changing her diapers and feeding and bathing her. As she was growing up, I played “babysitting” with her and her friends and my love for helping and taking care of children continued to grow.

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The First Four Months in College

My name is Michelle Dann and I’m currently taking the Hospital Support Specialist program at Stenberg College. I am 23 years old and have been working for the past five years at a car dealership. Working full time at the same job for years can be very draining and exhausting when you’re working hard and…

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The ‘What Makes You Feel Alive List’

Step aside ‘Bucket List’, there’s a new list in town: the ‘What Makes You Feel Alive List’! Okay, so this idea came from the combination of a couple of things that have been percolating in my mind over the past two weeks. First, it’s the new year, which reminds me that I need to contribute…

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January was the longest month ever, wasn’t it?

I finished off 2019 on what felt like a high note. School was going well and my career goals as a Nursing Unit Clerk felt secure, my family was happy and healthy and my hair was even behaving for once. I was ready for the much-needed week off to celebrate the season at home getting…

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How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year, readers! Many people make resolutions to start the new year. I know I did. Mine was the typical “I will stop procrastinating”, “I will exercise more”, and “I will drink more water”. I can say that so far, I have stuck to one of these three resolutions. So why do people make…

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How are those resolutions working out for you?

I am a devout New Year’s resolution maker. I really am. I’m pretty good at keeping them too. This drives my friends and family crazy. I make all the usual ones: go to the gym, quit this or that, spend less, become more organized, etc. I lived far too many years of my youth with habits such as smoking, overeating and being in toxic relationships.

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The Art of Questions

The Therapeutic Recreation Assistant Diploma is a combined delivery program, which means most of the course is delivered online. This week we reconvened on campus as a class for the first time since the beginning of the program. It was great to see everyone in person after spending the past six months interacting online. We…

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Life after graduating from Early Childhood Education – Post-Basic

My name is Sammi and my college journey with Stenberg began in March 2018 with the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. After graduating from this program as Valedictorian, I still had a strong desire to learn and decided to continue my education. I began the Early Childhood Education-Post Basic (ECE-PB) program at Stenberg in March…

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