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The Last Monday of Classes

It’s a drizzly gray morning, Deac families.  It’s warm outside, maybe in the mid-60s, and supposedly the sun will come out a little later today.  We need a little brightness to perk up your …

Categories: alumnicampus lifelibrary

Ending this Week, Looking to Next

We’re closing out on the last full week of classes, and ending this week on a good note.  After a couple of days of miserable rain and colder weather, today is going to be sunny, low 70s, and …

Categories: academicsathleticscampus life

A Very Thoughtful Editorial on Honesty

In this past week’s edition of the Old Gold and Black, there was a very thoughtful editorial on honesty from our Chaplain, Tim Auman.  I’ve copied the content from the online edition of the Old …

Categories: campus life

Hey Girl, It's the ZSR

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love the staff of the ZSR Library.  They are student-focused, committed, creative and innovative, and on top of their game technically.  Wake the …

Categories: campus lifelibrary

Paying It Forward

Today’s Daily Deac blog was written by David Cox (’11)

Do you remember how pristine the campus looked when you moved your child into their freshmen dorm on move-in day? There was not a …

Categories: campus life

The Morning Report

The report from the northeast side of campus this morning is that it is cool.  High today is only supposed to be in the low 50s, and it is going to be windy.  There are puffy cotton ball clouds …

Categories: campus life

Before the Year Comes to a Close

I looked at the Deacademics blog yesterday and they have a ticker that shows how many days of classes are left.  Yesterday it was 13, which seems hard to believe.  This semester has sped …

Categories: campus life

Websites and Links of Note

There are a lot of great blogs and websites within the WFU community of which one should take note.

President Hatch has a video message about Commencement and his plans for the summer.  View …

Categories: academicsadvisingartscampus lifeevents

Reminders and To-Dos

It’s the home stretch of the semester – and most of our students have an enormous case of Spring Fever – so it might be a good time for a couple of reminders, to-do list style.

Think about …

Categories: academicsadvisingcareer

Safety

Yesterday was the five year anniversary of the tragedy at Virginia Tech.  For those of us who work at college campuses nationwide, the safety and security of our students is paramount.  In …

Categories: campus life

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