For a dorm student holiday breaks are a God-send. Being away from home is a great and liberating feeling,but when you’re away for too long it gets pretty taxing on you mind and body, thanks to the loads of homework you’re giving and the noisy neighbors upstairs that just won’t quit. That’s where holiday breaks […]Read more "Holiday break"
Some may say that because a commuter is more likely to be around their family than friends, breaks are probably nothing special, and I want to make it clear that this is not true! Before I discuss how I spend my breaks with my family, I would like to note that I am an extremely […]Read more "How Commuters Spend Their Breaks despite Being around Family 24/7"
As I sat down and brainstormed how to begin my post, I couldn’t help but get distracted by all the inner thoughts (or anxiety) that I had running through my mind. “This is my last summer break..” “I’m officially going to be a college graduate in 2 weeks..” “Where do I even begin my next […]Read more "Breaks"
Before a student even moves on campus, their level of involvement is strategically planned. Have you ever wondered why freshmen at Pace aren’t immediately placed into a townhouse? While the answer to this question may seem simple–priority housing is something to be earned with age–there’s much more to it. Senior Vice President COO for Pace […]Read more "Strategic Living: Designing dorms for involvement"
When you hear the word “commuter” what do you immediately think of? Cars, public transportation… perhaps even un-involved or not apart of the college family? Well, if you’re thinking them too, know that you’re not alone because there are a lot of struggles in this commuter life! It can be a little challenging to become […]Read more "Events, Events – How Many Commuters Wish They Could Attend"
Hearing the statement “commuters are not involved on campus” is the most cliché and inaccurate statement people can state. Yes, the commuter community may be less aware of all the opportunities that Pace has to offer, but it doesn’t mean that it stops them from exploring it. Sophomore, Justina Krasniqi is a prime example of […]Read more "Commuters & Clubs"
In my last post The Social Life of a Dorm Student: The Struggle of Making Friends I spoke very briefly about joining clubs as a way to make friends and even mentioned my own club VOX as an example. But there are many clubs and organizations to choose from. Besides VOX students have the option of […]Read more "Joining Clubs/Organizations"