Category: Student Voices

A Day at Student Records

By Olivia McKellar, SED’19 This year, I was given the opportunity to fulfill my work study at the School of Education Records Office. Work study allows students to hold jobs on campus as part of their financial aid package. At the Records office (“Records” for short), I correspond with professors and students through email, by […]

An American in London

By Michelle Yelaska, SED’16 Studying abroad in London for a semester, I thought, “I already know the language, it’ll be fine!” I knew there would be some culture shock, like driving on the left side of the road, but I was in for a treat when I started talking to people in both London and on […]

The Victory Lap: Dual Degrees, Semester Leaves, and Fifth Year Undergrads

By Emily Talley (SED’17) Today, I’m going to give a shout out to one of academia’s underdogs: the five year undergraduate degree program. There’s a lot of much-needed anecdotal advice for the typical college freshman, but this is advice that could apply to anyone at any stage in their undergraduate career, including you. Allow me […]

What it feels like to be a Senior in SED (as told by GIFs)

*Editors note: refresh the page if GIFs fail to load. By Amanda Dolce, SED’16 When you realize you’re finally one of the big shots on campus:   But then you realize you still have a year of hard work ahead of you…   So you slip into a happy state of denial of your impending […]

The Moment I realized I might not want to Teach in the Classroom

By Griffin Monahan, SED’16 For the past four years my career trajectory has pointed me towards the classroom, but my path has recently changed. Last semester I was student teaching at a nearby high school. Each day I would be at the front of a tenth grade history classroom. I enjoyed creating, instructing, and witnessing […]

Top Four ‘Teacher Sayings’

By Emily Doughan, SED’16 As a recent twenty-something year old, I often hear about how one day I’ll sound just like mother. I’ll say a lot of the same things she says without even realizing it (–not a bad thing! She’s a great lady. HI MOM). However, fresh off of completing my first full-time student […]