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The Tipping Point…

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Over Spring Break I started reading “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell. It is about how little things can make a big difference. The Tipping Point is known as that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire. Gladwell uses many examples of how this happens in society some of them include how a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, as well as a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product or a drop in the crime rate. In this book Gladwell also explores and brilliantly illuminates the tipping point phenomenon and it has changed the way people throughout the world think about selling products and disseminating ideas. This book is a widely acclaimed bestseller and I can tell why. It’s very good so far and the concept is interesting.

This book was recommended to me by someone who is a Social Worker. She has read all of his books and said that she liked the way he wrote and valued his thoughts and opinions so I decided to check them out. “The Tipping Point” is his first book, followed by “Blink” and “Outliers”. I am looking forward to reading all of his books and I hope they will help me to better understand the world

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Spring break!

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I can’t believe it’s already Spring Break! This semester is flying by I didn’t even have time to count down the days until Spring Break was

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I was just thinking I’ve never really done anything special for Spring Break so I’m promising myself now I am going to do something next year for sure. At this time next year it will be my first semester at USF working toward my Bachelor’s so I’m sure it will be much needed then. We all deserve to treat ourselves to a nice break and vacation every once in a while to get away from the hectic college life.I hope all of you have a fun and safe Spring Break! I look forward to coming back rested and ready to finish the rest of the semester off with a bang!

Don’t lose your enthusiasm…

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Have you ever been so excited about your passions only to become disappointed when people around you don’t seem to be excited for you or are not interested in helping you reach your goals?

I have had that happen to me a couple of times this week. I went to a schizophrenia seminar this past weekend and really enjoyed it, learned new things and was encouraged and inspired to learn

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At first I became a little discouraged just because I have such a passion to get involved and help out, but then I decided… you know what… I’m not going to let this get me down! So I am going to continue to look for more opportunities and continue to contact people.

So with all of that being said I just wanted to encourage everyone to not lose your enthusiasm…I’m sure some of you understand how I feel because you’re just so passionate about what it is your going to school for that you just want to get involved in the field in any way possible. Even though sometimes things don’t work out how we had hoped and planned there is a reason for everything and in the end it will all work out – even if that does mean your first experiences involve doing things that don’t exactly excite you or make you feel like you are making a difference.

Need a good laugh?

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Does school or work have you stressed out? If so then you’re in need of a good laugh. Make sure you get your tickets to the Comedy Jam presented by the Bradenton Rotary. Tickets are $ 25.00. It starts at 7:30pm, Friday March 6th. Doors open at 7:00pm and it is located at the Neel Performing Arts Center at Manatee Community College, Bradenton Campus 5840 26th St. W. Bradenton, FL. 34207. This event is also sponsored by: Hamrick, Perrey & Quinlan, P.A., Bradenton Herald, Bradenton Insurance, Bradenton Rotary Club, Confluent Creative, CPA Associates, Fawley Bryant Architects, Lee VanDegrift, MCC and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The proceeds benefit MCC & USF Scholarships and the Bradenton Rotary Foundation.

The Comedians performing are Maria Bamford

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Looking for a job?

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I’m sure there are at least a few people out there that are looking for a job. A great resource is right on MCC’s website.

Go to current students then scroll down until you see student employment on the left hand side. Click on student employment and you will see links to job search websites, job success skills, jobs off-campus and websites for minorities. Again these options are on the left hand side of the page. In the middle of the page you will find a box that says “Click here for the Online Career Office to view full-time and part-time jobs”!! When you click on this link you will be brought to a page where you can search for

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Another nice thing is that a lot of the employers are flexible with student schedules.

On the first page of the student employment link you will find another link for on-campus recruitment. You can also go to the career resource center for assistance. The career resource center has two locations. On the Bradenton campus it is in the student services building 1 room 207. They are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm the phone number is 941-752-5325. On

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I have found these links and resources to be very helpful. So check them out and hopefully they will help you too. Good luck!

Volunteering…

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This semester for my applied psychology class, one of the requirements is to volunteer at a place of your choice. I chose Manatee Glens since my major is Clinical Psychology and I will be working in the mental health field. I have never really been involved in volunteering anywhere besides a couple of small events with clubs in high school so I am very excited about this opportunity and I am looking forward to learning from this experience and hopefully making a difference.

I am happy that this is one of the requirements for this class and I look forward to writing my journal entries and being able to refer back to them as I continue to go through school and continue to volunteer. Even though I just started I already feel a great sense of satisfaction and I look forward to getting a lot out of it. I encourage others to find places to volunteer. A lot of places are in need especially in today’s economy! I hope to be able to continue to volunteer even once this class is over and I’m also considering volunteering at hospice because I believe in their purpose and mission and they have impacted my family in a huge way. I would love to give back. I’m sure I will continue to talk about my volunteer experience and I also hope that someone else out there also gets inspired to help out.

I also wanted to give an update on how my math class is going, I got a 93 on my first test which is an absolute miracle and everything else seems to be going really well so far too!

Questions or comments? studentblog@scf.edu

MATH…

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You might be thinking… wow, she must be a bad student or I can’t believe she’s posting this to the “blog world” but that’s not the case at all. I would like to think I’m a good student and in all of my classes I have always studied and done my homework. It was my test scores that usually hurt me in the

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Single Parent Scholarships

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Are you a single parent wanting to continue your education but you need some help? Applications for Spring 2009 Single Parent Scholarships will be available beginning February 23rd, 2009. Applications can be picked up in Room 131 in the SGA Club Hub of the Lancer Cafe, Bldg. 7, MCC Foundation Office, Bldg. 7 or the Information Booth, Bldg. 1. The Wayne Gulbrandsen Academic Scholarship for Single Parents was formed by SGA students over 20 years ago after one of their members, Wayne Gulbrandsen, passed away. To honor his memory the scholarship was created that has enabled numerous single parents to finish their education at

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Questions or comments? E-mail us at studentblog@scf.edu

Questions or Comments?

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Do you have any questions or comments that have not yet been covered on our blog site? If so we now have an e-mail address where you can respond to the blogs that Sarah or I have written with questions or comments. The e-mail address is studentblog@scf.edu - we will be sure to do our best to incorporate your questions and comments in our future blogs.

I know it can sometimes be difficult to know who or where to go to get your questions answered.  Sometimes it’s other students on campus who know best because they may have already experienced whatever it is you have a question about. I am excited about this new option with the student blog site and I hope it will continue to help current and future students. I consider myself fortunate to be a part of the student blog site and help other students out there.  It has been a cool experience so far and I am looking forward to blogging throughout the spring term.

Reminder…the last day to apply for May graduation is Friday January 30th, 2009! If you have any questions concerning this be sure to shoot us an e-mail and we will do our best to answer your questions and direct you to the appropriate people if necessary. Congratulations to all of you who are almost done!

First week back…

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Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas break, I know I definitely did! The holidays were wonderful and I had a great time being able to enjoy a little more free time with friends and family.

But wow, what a week! This week didn’t go exactly as I hoped it would. It was pretty hectic and stressful. It was probably one of the most stressful beginnings of a semester yet. At the last minute I had to change my whole schedule around

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appreciation for anyone that has had to go through that. I know now how it feels. It is somewhat unsettling not knowing for sure if things are going to work out how you had hoped and planned.

This semester I am also taking Tuesday/Thursday classes for the first time. I’m sure it will be nice having to go one less day but it might take a little getting use to the longer classes. I’m taking three classes on campus and one online. I am happy that this week is over…but despite all of the craziness it was still good and I am looking forward to all of my classes. Good luck to everyone as we get back in the swing of things!