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Here you will find Canisius College graduate students sharing their thoughts and experiences. These posts explore the dedication and responsibilities of a being a graduate student, as well as the triumphs and successes.


Archive for September, 2011

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The smell of freshly brewed coffee wasps over to me.  I hear the calls of the barista, “One tall latte for Meghan.”  I am sitting in Starbucks with a whole list of things to do for school. First, I need to copy down the lesson plans that I did this week.  Then I need to [...]

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I honestly don’t see a more fitting way to begin this blog besides, THE BILLS MAKE ME WANT TO SHOUT!  For those out there who are fans, not fans or indifferent, the Buffalo Bills beat the New England Patriots, our rivals for the first time in 2,490 days.  What a day to be a Buffalonian. [...]

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Hello again!  It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve talked to you guys but we’re back with lots of good stuff.  Since last time, many different aspects of the Canisius experience have picked up steam.  Class projects and papers are starting to take form, my Sabres internship has started and I’ve just been staying [...]

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Hi everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend, especially if you live around Buffalo! The weather in this area was amazing this weekend!..

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Hello! I would like to use this first blog post to introduce myself. My name is Cassandra Arcadipane and I am a graduate student here at Canisius. I am in the one-year MBA program, which started August 29, 2011. I am from the Western New York region, and did my undergraduate work at SUNY Fredonia. [...]

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I’m just about a third of the way through my full time community mental health internship! I am now leading one group session per day at Spectrum Human Services’s PROS Program. PROS stands for Personalized Recovery Oriented Services, and the program focuses on the rehabilitation of clients with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI).

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Hello everyone, My name is Mary Grace Furtney and I will be contributing blogs on here this semester. Hopefully, you will all enjoy my posts and will find them helpful in choosing the best graduate program for you. As an added bonus, I am excited to share my experiences with all of you.

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I’ve talked about it before and I’ll talk about it again this semester, there’s not much better than getting a weekend away, a weekend away to spend with your family.  Yes, I argue with my family, yes I’m a stubborn Swede but being with my family is something I treasure.

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This past July, I went to a conference in Vermont to be trained in the Responsive Classroom approach to classroom management.  It was during this training that I made a huge realization.  Typically I am an outgoing person who rarely faces something I won’t try or feels uncomfortable in new situations.  However, as I sat [...]

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  Hi guys!  What a crazy start of the semester it has been!  I feel like I have been going, going, going…  

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