Category Archives: URock

Post-graduation limbo

So I am a graduate! Since I’m not going to the official UMA graduation next Saturday, I was so glad to have the chance to celebrate with my fellow grads at our ceremony at URock.  Kudos to all! I confess, … Continue reading

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…and done!

Today I submitted my final final paper of my final semester. Done is done. Our celebration for local UMA graduates takes place on Saturday at URock. I’m excited in a strange, abstract way, almost like it hasn’t quite set in that, … Continue reading

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The sweet, sad final days

I’m posting from URock, and it’s strangely quiet, considering it’s finals week. There are a few students milling about, and some hard-core math finals taking place. And there’s a freezer full of ice cream, courtesy of the Student Association. What … Continue reading

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“Walk here!”

When I said I wasn’t going to “walk” – that I wasn’t going to attend my own graduation, I got an email from Deb Meehan, the director at URock. Subject line: Walk here! URock hosts its own graduation celebration to … Continue reading

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UMA-All day and into the night

Monday was a big day at UMaine Augusta. The Board of Trustees for all of the UMaine System met there to, among other things, discuss and approve their strategic plan. I sat in on the end of the student representative … Continue reading

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More on Pursuing an English Degree

Because I got some really lovely comments to my last post … because I was at a party last night and had the chance to speak with a woman – an English major – who has had a varied and … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

We had our first snow day this week. Who doesn’t love a snow day? No school!  A chunk of the day suddenly, blissfully free. Only I didn’t know classes were cancelled until I was already on the mainland. I usually … Continue reading

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