Tag Archives: Socializing

Commencement Reflections

Commencement Reflections - Anyon Rettinger

Each year of college has been drastically different. Although it has been two different chapters in my book, because of the two universities I attended, I am quite content with the way things worked out. I have so many memories and friends to cherish and list of accomplishments to be proud of.

More...

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…

More...

Transferring To UWSP: The Next Place You Call Home

UW-Stevens Point transfer student Anyon Rettinger details his experience and shares why UWSP could be your next home.

If you are reading this from another school somewhere out there and you are thinking about transferring, just know that it is possible. You can be happy and successful somewhere else, and I encourage you to look into UWSP. It just might be the next place you call home!

More...

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.

More...

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.

More...