by Jason Martinez, Writing Consultant Now that we're about the midpoint of the semester, take a moment and reflect on how often the urge to stop what you are doing has overtaken you. And think of how much progress you lost because of various factors, some within your control and some outside of your control. … Continue reading Getting Back On Track: Tips For Student Writers
by Kristi R. Johnson It was a hot one for those of us in south Texas this summer. So what better reason, other than the brutal summer heat, to stay inside under the air conditioning reading books? I gladly stayed inside and whittled down my ever-present 'to read' pile, but only to end up adding … Continue reading My Summer in Books – 2018 Edition
I hope you had a full and relaxing summer. The Academic Center for Excellence team had a busy but quiet summer, quiet only because we did not host summer programming. Instead, we focused on our ACE space, team, professional development, new students and families visiting for Lake Days, among other energizing tasks including the common … Continue reading Welcome to a New Academic Year!
by Sabrina Z. Salutations, Friends! We hope that your summer has been adventurous, peaceful, relaxing, purposeful, or whatever you chose to make it. For those who may be looking for our writing consultants, we unfortunately do not have an open schedule this week. Transition time is important to have a strong first step, and that … Continue reading Summer to Fall Transition-NO Writing Center Schedule this week.
by Sabrina Z. Salutations, Friends! I have for you today some videos we put together about our Floating Arm Trebuchet. The first video dates back to May 2017, when Trebuchet 2.0 was completed. This demonstration took place for a science club for a local elementary school. Flying Melons May 2017 This second video is about … Continue reading Something to Entertain You!