Yesterday new faculty orientation began and I can not believe that a year ago I was sitting in their shoes. The past year seems to have flown by. I know I keep saying that, but it really only seems like a few weeks ago that we packed up the UHaul and moved to Maryland.
This year instead of attending all the faculty events, I am helping out with Freshman orientation. The library has teamed up with the tutoring center and center for academic success and developed a Jeopardy game to quiz the students on registration and study skills and using the library. As Alex(andra) Trebek, I get to host the sessions. It's really fun and the new students seem to be genuinely trying to ingest all the new information. I was thinking how fun it is and how I would volunteer to help next year when I realized that I won't be here next year for all this hullabaloo! No orientation, no new semester Towson chaos. None of it. It made me a little sad.
|Clock of the Berenguela Tower in Santiago de Compostela , Spain. Photo by Luis Miguel Bugallo Sanchez.|