My 2018 Word of the Year & Goals

As 2017 came to a close, I spent time reflecting on how the year turned out, what I learned from it and how I wanted all the positive I got out of it to continue into 2018. Last year was a big year for me. I made significant changes and saw many positive results from [...]

Inching toward the finish line…..

Today is my last day of classes for the fall 2013 semester. Where has the time gone?? I begin my final semester next month. Did I really just type that?  I remember my first day of school in fall 2011. I went to a writing class that is required for communications majors, after attending a [...]

Top 10 Things I Learned This School Year

1. Confidence and a strong desire to work hard to succeed make a huge difference in my ability to believe I can do well in college. 2. My horrible grades from college in the 1990s don't define the academic Amy anymore, especially since I got a 4.0 GPA this semester. 3. It is weird having [...]


I've been thinking a lot about time lately--the past, the present, and the future. I've been looking back a lot at my previous college experience, as I've spent a lot of time in the last few weeks trying to work with the appropriate folks at my current institution to get previous credits transferred.  In looking [...]