Ahoy! Hope your weekend was great.
At Summer College we enjoyed an activity-packed weekend including a trip to Six Flags New England on Saturday and a visit to Boston on Sunday. This time I took part in the latter.
Hello again, everyone! As promised, I'm writing before the week ends.
I've tried to spread myself out this week to cover as much ground as possible to keep you updated. I spent most of my time creating a social media report, but still managed to visit and keep track of some of the activities the students were doing. Speaking of the social media report, thanks for being such an awesome audience. The number of views throughout all of our social media has been incredible!
Hello everyone! Sorry I haven't been here in a while but the past few days were abnormally busier than usual. Feeling are mixed here at Summer College; on the one hand we're thrilled to have received our Session C students yesterday, but on the other we were sorry to see the Session B students go on Saturday.
Hello! Hope everyone's weekend went well.
As promised, I'll tell you about the two field trips the students went on this weekend. Saturday consisted of an adrenaline-packed visit to Six Flags New England, located in Agawam. On Sunday the students toured Boston.
I've mostly been in the office every day, trying to learn some basic code to optimize the website. Because of this I haven't been able to keep track of the student's daily activities but I see them at dinner sometimes and I've played soccer with them as well.
Last post, the Session B students (who have only been here a week) were just experiencing their first day, but at this point they're almost done with their first academic week! The session A students feel more than at home and I feel like I've known them forever.
Hello everyone! It's been a while since I last wrote!
The Session A students have been here for a full week, while Session B students just arrived yesterday. Two things I really liked about yesterday: first, seeing how comfortable the Session A students feel here after only one week, and how both groups are already getting to know each other.
It's been two wonderful days at Summer College. On Tuesday the students finished their training and had a special dinner with their Principal Investigators (PIs, there should be a dictionary for all of the UMass acronyms, right?) and PAs. Then today, after a good night's sleep and an early start, the students started working in their labs!