Student Success – URC

In this way overdue post, HWC and Professor Tom Higgins are again in the news. This article from Science Careers talks about research as a key to student success. The smashing picture of Professor Higgins at the bottom is an added bonus. This piece from the same magazine focuses on HWC specifically. These are great examples ofContinue reading “Student Success – URC”

What Do You Know Now That You Wish You Knew in College?

Lifehacker has a quick, fun read here on the top ten things people wished they had known while in college. I summarize them here; the comments on the original post are worth a read. 1. Go to class. 2. Go to office hours. 3. Do internships. 4. Learn job-relevant skills. 5. Go for the free money.Continue reading “What Do You Know Now That You Wish You Knew in College?”

Students Present at Great Books Symposium

“O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world That has such people in’t!” – William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 5.1 On April 6, 2011, the Jeremy Marks Memorial IntercollegiateStudent Symposium was held at Wright College, Each year for the past several years, students from Harold WashingtonCollege, Wright College,Continue reading “Students Present at Great Books Symposium”

Hail to the Herald

Congratulations to faculty adviser Molly Turner and the entire Herald staff for the recognition and awards they received last week. I am very proud of their accomplishments. Faculty, staff and students should extend their own congratulations for these accomplishments.  From the news release: “The Herald college newspaper received six awards at the 36th Annual IllinoisContinue reading “Hail to the Herald”