Focusing on the First Year Experience

Have you ever thought, “Hey, I don’t really like the way the College ran this event” or “I wish the College did a better job helping first year students get settled?” Me, too. Well, students of Douglas, I recently had the opportunity to attend a focus group, where a bunch of students had the chance to let their voice be heard in hopes of improving student life at the College. The College invited participation from students in every program to ensure that many different opinions could be heard. The focus group was facilitated… Read More

Is getting involved for losers?

  “Yo man, what are you doing?” “Why are you going to that?” “That sounds so stupid!” Have you ever wanted to get involved in something but then your homies make you feel stupid for wanting to get involved?  That’s what happened to me in September, and I’m so happy that I didn’t listen to them, because I would have missed out… a lot! Everyone says that I’m a people person. I love meeting new people and love to listen and grow within the conversations that I have when I meet someone… Read More