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Do Things Right

“Do things right.” – Marv Dunphy (as reported by former player and assistant coach, J.D. Schleppenbach)

I have a strong aversion to being a groupie that is fueled by an unhealthy personal pride that at least keeps me from forcing myself on impressive people who surely don’t need another person attempting to feel important by association. 365 more words

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Wrapping it Up

It isn’t often that we are able to just leave everything behind and go explore something new.  However, I sit here having finished up yet another semester abroad.  411 more words

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Rankings Spoiler Alert - They Don't Tell You What You Think They Should

College rankings are popular this time of year, especially if you’re a football fan. But not all college rankings telling you what they probably should. Here are a few thoughts and a warning to parents and students looking to make that important decision of where to go to college – http://bit.ly/2i1xsp7.

Personal Reflections

Freedom is a Road to Love

“[T]he ultimate goal of human beings is not the ‘kingdom of freedom.’ Rather, the kingdom of freedom is a process toward the kingdom of God, which is the kingdom of…

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Tips to Handle Online Student Feedback

Think of it as Social Media 

Teaching an online class is similar to building a social media presence. You have an audience, a platform that requires frequently updated content, and an influx of comments and questions. 283 more words

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How to Create a Yammer Group

Have you heard about the social networking site, Yammer? 

If you’ve used it you may have noticed it is not so easy to use at first. 30 more words

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2017-2018 West Coast Conference Preview

Talk about a banner season for the WCC last year. The conference’s two powers, Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s, had record setting seasons. Saint Mary’s season didn’t get the nation recognition that Gonzaga’s did, but they still tied the school record for wins in a season (29) and made the second round of the NCAA Tournament. 1,528 more words

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