Category Archives: Nontrads/non-traditional students

Missing blogger finally turns up…

What happens to a student blog when the blogger is no longer a student? That’s been my dilemma since graduating from UMA a couple months ago, and why there’s been zero action in this space for so long. Back then I … Continue reading

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Another nontrad I love

I’m getting ready for my son’s graduation, but wanted to salute Ms. Burlyce Sherrell Logan, a nontraditional student who is also graduating today. Her story is stunning and triumphant.

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A nontrad I love

On this rainy, blowy day, I’m working on my final project for my Brontë class. Thankfully, we’ve been given a lot of freedom on this. My classmates’ projects, if I remember right, include Victorian fashion, the geology of the moors, … Continue reading

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The more things change, the more they change

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I’m a big advocate for distance learning. I’m embracing the technologies my school, University of Maine at Augusta, offers. Online classes, videoconference classes, ITV classes – these are the … Continue reading

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“It’s an honor to be nominated”

I’ve never been called stylish in my life…until now! I just learned I’ve been nominated for a Stylish Blogger Award by My Life as a Mature Age Student and Student Mum! Many thanks to Caz and Jan – this sounds … Continue reading

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Home Again

Seeing the cars drive off the ferry coated in a gray slushy wash isn’t a good sign when we’re about to board that same ferry ourselves. Seeing these whitecaps, before we’ve even left the harbor, isn’t great either. It’s choppy, … Continue reading

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Nontrads Make National News!

(blush) and I’m one of them. This is thrilling and humbling at the same time. All I’ve been doing is slowly taking courses at UMaine Augusta and gradually accumulating my credits. I’m just going the distance, three credits at a … Continue reading

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