Tag Archives: College of Natural Resources

Life Lessons Learned From Working At Summer Camp

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shannon Columb shares nine life lessons learned while working at summer camp.

Summer is hands-down my favorite season. I love feeling the summer air, warm on my skin, and the smell of burgers grilling and freshly-cut grass tickling my nose. Like some of you, I would spend a portion of my summers at camp; for me, those memories are the fondest. Throughout the summer, I learned a lot of life lessons working at camp. Here are nine I still apply to life today…

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5 Essential Oils For College Students

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shanon Columb shares five essential oils for fellow Pointers to try.

I began my essential oil journey a few months ago. I decided to start using essential oils because I wanted to use a more natural product in my everyday life, which not only would benefit me but the environment as well. Before I got into essential oils, I always thought they were only used for aromatherapy. Boy, was I wrong! Essential oils are extremely versatile and have so many benefits.

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8 Ways To Be A Greener Student

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger Shannon Columb shares eight ways to be a greener student.

Becoming more eco-sensitive doesn’t happen overnight. I have to admit, it’s hard to integrate greener habits into everyday life, especially in the world we live in. Being green isn’t always convenient in our society. But in the long run, it’s the best option for you, the environment and for the future.

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New Year, New Blogger

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger and recent transfer student Shannon Columb introduces herself in her first UWSP blog post.

Allow me to introduce myself: I’m Shannon, a third-year transfer student. Previously I attended UW-Whitewater to pursue a degree in journalism, but soon realized that wasn’t the path for me. I started looking into environmental education programs, and that’s how I stumbled upon UW-Stevens Point.

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