News from the VP's Office

A message from Tom

Some students sail through their courses, but most students at some point find themselves struggling with at least one course. What can a parent do to...

SP17 Week 10 Conversation Starters

Spring seems to be springing at last.  There are only 6 weeks of classes left in the spring semester. It’s going to fly by from here, I suspect.

 

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Meet the USC Staff: Patrick Galligan

Spring is here! Along with spring comes another chance to learn about the UCS staff in this month’s “Meet the UCS” column. This month we are featuring...

River Run Training Program

Student Health & Wellness is offering its annual River Run Training Program during the month of April. This free program will help students prepare fo...

Connections

SP17 Week 9 Conversation Starters

Students I've talked to recently seem to be over the hump as far as midterms go and it will soon start to feel as though the end of the semester is in...

SP17 Week 8 Conversation Starters

We're still in the clear middle of the semester, the doldrums for some students.

 

Some conversation starters for this week:

• Do you have plans fo...

A message from Tom

My message this month is probably of particular interest to parents who live in Iowa, but I suspect that a similar conversation is relevant in the sta...

SP17 Week 7 Conversation Starters

The students I’ve spoken to recently have been a bit inundated with tests. That might be true for a while to come!

 

Some conversation starters for ...

SP17 Week 6 Conversation Starters

We are about a third of a way through the semester, and tests continue to pop up. I talked to a student last week who said he thought he might have a ...

SP17 Week 5 Conversation Starters

We have arrived at the point in the semester when the beginning is over and the end is a long way away. Tests, projects, and papers are becoming more ...