Archive - May 2016

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ROCAppella Music Festival
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Declaring Your Major
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Veteran and Military Family Services Office
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Susan B. Anthony vs. the Quad
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The Life of Being a “Working Girl” On Campus
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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016
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Reflecting on the Past Year
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19th Ward Spelling Bee
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Top 10 Ways to Live with Financial Flair, Like Eunice Johnson    
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ArtAwake 2016

ROCAppella Music Festival

by Jalon Howard, Class of 2016, Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year student For many, the University of Rochester’s fifth-year programs offer an opportunity for students to extend their scope of knowledge and further celebrate the pursuit of creativity and understanding. For me, the Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year (KEY) Program represented this and more. Spending the year executing a novel[…]

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Declaring Your Major

One of the main reasons I decided to attend the University of Rochester was its flexible curriculum that gives everyone a chance to explore different interests. Its policy also allows students to wait to declare their major at the end of their sophomore year. When I was applying for colleges, I had no idea what I[…]

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Veteran and Military Family Services Office

by Pat Toporzycki, Senior Associate Director, Director of VMFS It’s hard to believe that it will be two years on November 11, 2016 that the Veteran and Military Family Services Office (VMFS) at the University of Rochester began. The main goal of VFMS is to serve as a resource to veteran students across Rochester’s main[…]

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Susan B. Anthony vs. the Quad

Which freshman dorm will be deemed the champion? Susan B. Anthony “Sue B.,” as it has been lovingly nicknamed, has three major advantages. First, Danforth Dining Hall is on the first floor. On weekends, students can roll out of bed and head to breakfast in pajamas. The Hillside Market is also on the main level[…]

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The Life of Being a “Working Girl” On Campus

When the topic of college life comes up during a conversation, people tend to share memories of the classes they took, the clubs they were in, or the people they met during their college life. The topic of on-campus jobs rarely surfaces during the conversation. However, my working experiences through various campus jobs I’ve taken are[…]

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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016

by Funmi Ogunbufunmi, Class of 2018 The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) hosted by the Student National Medical Association is an educational program that provides young aspiring doctors with connections, information, skills, and potential mentors through interactive workshops, seminars, and social events. The purpose of AMEC is to equip members at all stages of their education—from those just completing their[…]

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Reflecting on the Past Year

The reading period at the end of the semester reminds me of all of the time I have spent here at the University of Rochester. I recall move-in day on August 25, 2015 with great clarity. On that day, after over a year of anticipation, my college experience began. Today, nearly two semesters later, my[…]

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19th Ward Spelling Bee

by Daniel Aliber, Class of 2017 On April 9, 2016, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon hosted over 70 students from five schools in the 19th Ward for the sixth annual 19th Ward Spelling Bee! Students from Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10, John Walton Spencer School No. 16, Dr. Charles T. Lunsford STEM Academy School No. 19, Adlai[…]

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Top 10 Ways to Live with Financial Flair, Like Eunice Johnson    

We recently hosted an event over at the Memorial Art Gallery in conjunction with their fantastic Inspiring Beauty exhibit on the Ebony Fashion Fair. As we did our research for this event, we learned that Eunice Johnson, the Fashion Fair’s founder, had some serious financial flair and entrepreneurial skills. If you couldn’t make it to the[…]

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ArtAwake 2016

by Gabryella M. Pulsinelli, Class of 2016 ArtAwake was founded by a group of student volunteers in the Urban Exploring Club at Rochester in 2008. It’s a popular festival that brings college students and the community together. It was even named as the ‘Student Driven Program of the Year’ by the Association of College Unions International.[…]

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