Posted September 12, 2012 by Erin Morrell 

Proud Moments

There are many times throughout the year that I am proud of the work that my students do, the events that they plan and produce, and the effort that my student employees and student leaders put in every day. While we all know that they are in school full time and are working or volunteering their time, it still amazes me all of the things that students can accomplish while in college, especially when they are involved.

Over the past couple of weeks, I watched our student orientation counselors and resident assistant staff prepare for and welcome the Class of 2016, and they did it with smiles on their faces and pep in their step. The amount of work that they put into the programs, events, and services is really and truly inspiring and I am so proud to work with these students each day.

We have two new staff members that started this year (one in July and one immediately following orientation), and it was so great to see their reaction to our students and the passion that they have for our Campus Center and the campus activities that occur.

In addition, our programming board has put together a comprehensive list of events for during the week, as well as weekend events as part of our Albertus@Night series.

Overall, it’s been a great start to the new academic year, and I’m sure that there will be many more proud moments in the coming months. How have your students impressed you already this year?

Erin Morrell

Erin Morrell is the Associate Dean for Campus Activities & Orientation at Albertus Magnus College.

Erin has responsibilities in advising student organizations, including the programming board and student government, and supervising department student employees. She oversees the Albertus@Night late night programming series, and serves as the Director of New Student Orientation.

Comments

Erin, I could not agree with you more about how hard students work sometimes. During our two orientation days I was able to see how much our students will do for us just to be apart of the team and/or receive words of recognition from us. Just these two past weeks I have been scrambling to find workers for the information desk within the student center as I try to fully staff the desk and I was so pleased to see my limited staff step up to work extra hours just to make sure I had coverage. It is always a proud moment to see your students step up to the plate.
Comment posted 09/12/2012 8:17 PM
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