One of my favorite weekends in the spring semester comes at the end of April, known as Family Weekend. It is a time when parents, grandparents, siblings, and friends can all come to campus to visit their students and celebrate the close of the school year. Family Weekend has been a tradition at Grove City […]
Archive | April, 2016
What is the Purpose of an Education?
I’m now in frequent conversation with the parents of prospective students. Many of these parents are themselves still draining the dregs of their own student debt. They are sadly aware that the return on their undergraduate investment was meager. They are then attracted to majors for their children that are nominally linked to jobs. […]
A Library is a Good Place to Go
“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered.” – E.B White I love the E.B […]
Weekend Snapshot: April 1-3
The weekend kicked off early Friday afternoon with a lecture by President McNulty on the candidates of the 2016 presidential election. Having years of experience in Washington, Mr. McNulty provided interesting commentary on both party’s candidates. Later that evening Student Government Association hosted Laser Tag in the Intramural Sports room. Students were encouraged to sign […]
What does April mean for HS Juniors?
It’s the beginning of April, which means that it is now time for many things (in no particular order): Actual spring-like conditions Earth Day Opening Day for Baseball teams across the country The perfect month for high school juniors to start the college search…. While I clearly added that last bullet, the validity of the […]
Q&A with a Grover: Clayton Horn ’19
Grove City College has roughly 2500 students on campus, each of whom has come from a different background and has a different story to tell. The series on Bridging the Gap, “Q/A with a Grover,” is created to share with you some of the unique experiences that have shaped our students. Clayton Horn is a former […]
“Hire on a WHIM”: An Employer’s Story of Grove City Grads
A common concern when considering colleges and universities is the ability to develop and hone the traits to successfully procure a job following graduation. Below is the story of an employer, Garrett Miller, who has had great success with Grove City College graduates and has contributed to their stellar placement rates. The GCC Class of […]