Yesterday I was inducted into our UMW’s new chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, or the National Communication Honor Society. During the ceremony some of the history of UMW was brought up, which of course got me thinking about this project again. Their focus was about how communication became a subject taught/learned and eventually became the […]
Month: April 2017
Oh, how things haven’t changed!
While researching information for the timeline, I came across an interesting tidbit regarding degrees and requirements here at UMW. Apparently the bachelor of arts wasn’t even offered until 1934. Prior to then, Students were only awarded a bachelor of science in education and the collegiate professional certificate. So in other words, the school’s only focus was […]
Second Interview Complete! (Plus a little discussion on transitions to co-ed )
No pictures for this one, but we completed our second interview. Same questions as our first were asked and there were some similarities in answers that appeared. I feel this may be due to the fact that both interviewees were at the school around the same time. From both of the interviews we’ve done it’s […]
First Interview Complete!
Today marked the completion of our first interview! To be honest, not only was it our first interview for our project, but my first interview in general. I’ve never done anything like this before in my academic career. Sarah, on the other hand, was pretty well versed in it. Her set up was extremely professional. She […]
Past and Future Presidents
Later on this month (Friday the 21st to be exact) the UMW will welcome their newest president, Troy Piano. Since 1908, UMW has had 10 presidents direct the school. I’ve been lucky enough to be around and meet two of them during my time here at UMW and from what I gathered, they were/are nice people. But […]