Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 28

What a wonderful class!

Hi again everyone, I just wanted to share with all of you my love for my Leadership Initiatives class. We are just coming up on the end of the 1st week and I can’t believe it! Only 7 more weeks to go before Christmas break. WOW! So far, this class is AMAZING. The professors are …

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Oct 28

As The Rhythm Goes On

Hey everybody! Welcome back to another blog. This week, I have a couple things to go over: schoolwork, internship work and other fun stuff in between. I want to start off by wishing everybody a safe a happy Halloween weekend! Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do. Since my last blog update, I’ve remained busy with …

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Oct 27

Boo! It’s Halloween Weekend! :D

Brick

 

I apologize for not blogging as frequently this year as I did last year! My job responsibilities for my internship in Graduate Admissions have changed a lot over the last year, plus I am just…

Oct 27

Detection of Deception

happiness

Ever watched the show Lie to Me? This past Thursday, Professor David Aragona, PhD gave a lecture on deception detection. His advisor worked with Dr. Paul Ekman, a contributor to the show about a detective who solves cases based on his ability to interpret microexpressions. Aragona completed his dissertation on lie detection in applied security …

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Oct 27

The Week of Due Dates

Allyson Matlock

Annnnnd it’s officially that time of the semester… when every class has approximately 4 assignments due in the same week. After months of being able to keep up with all of my schoolwork and lesson plan writing, I feel completely overwhelmed this week by how much work I need to get done.  I am now …

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Oct 27

A New Beginning!

Hi everyone, Honestly, I can’t believe that it is already October 24th. This is an important day because it signals the start of the second eight-week session for the Fall semester. During this session, I am taking Leadership Initiatives and hope to get a jump-start on my Master’s Project when I can find a few …

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Oct 27

Nonprofits and New Networks

With the challenging economy, non-profits are facing a turbulent time. Although not as harsh as in 2008, the environment is pushing for a change in organizational operations. This may be difficult  for non-profit organizations to face after years of conducting business as usual. Recently the Alliance for Children and Families conducted a study on disruptive …

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Oct 24

Decisions, Decisions!

Hi, again! These upcoming weeks are going to be daunting for me. Two exams, a quiz, a paper, and a lengthy presentation will make up the bulk of the work.  They sure do keep us busy! I guess that is what you should expect when you sign up for a program that typically takes two …

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Oct 24

Is This Real Life?

In my school counseling program here at Canisius, we are required to participate in activities, groups, practicums and internships as supplements to our original classes.  Although I enjoy classes and lectures, nerd alert, going out into the community and participating in these type things really make the experience here at Canisius worth it. As part …

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Oct 17

Telling Amy’s Story

I recently attended a screening of Telling Amy’s Story, a documentary about a woman who was a victim of domestic violence in State College, PA. In recognition of October as domestic violence awareness month, WNED Studios hosted the screening of the film followed by a discussion on domestic violence with five experts from Western New …

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