Monthly Archives: March 2017

Suite News: USG Appreciates Graduate and Professional Students!

Hi there! My name is Shelby Speer, and I am the Graduate Student Services Coordinator in the Office of Student Services at Shady Grove. My job is to improve and enhance the experiences of graduate and professional students via events, … Continue reading

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Suite News: Tips to get a Better Night’s Sleep – Starting Tonight!

Sleep deficiency can cause problems with learning, focusing, and reacting. You may have trouble making decisions, solving problems, remembering things, controlling your emotions and behavior, and coping with change. You may take longer to finish tasks, have a slower reaction time, and make more mistakes. Sleep deprivation is also linked to a greater risk for anxiety and depression. Continue reading

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Suite News: LINKEDIN, the Social Media Tool You Should Be Using

Throughout the day, most of you will snap, tweet, post, tag, filter and share a lot of information. It is estimated that over 90 % of young adults use social media. However, for the majority of you, none of these casual ways of sharing content is going to help you land your dream job. Continue reading

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Suite News: Sorry for your writing? Learn to love it.

You might be surprised to hear that the most common sentence I hear from students when working with them as a writing consultant is “I’m sorry.” Some students have apologized over 20 times in an appointment. I didn’t even get that many sorrys when my sister broke my Super Nintendo. Continue reading

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Suite News: ACES students are Paving the Way

ACES students at USG have truly made the most of the ACES program and are now paving the way for the next wave of young scholars. Their triumphant narratives of grit and perseverance are truly encouraging to every ear reached—mine included. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Danely Johnson, UMB MSW Student

One course in particular caught my eye, “Interprofessional Exploration of Aging, Health, and Mental Health in Kerala, India. India had always been on my bucket list and I thought this would be an interesting and exciting opportunity. Continue reading

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