One of the unusual things about having spent most of my career in academia is that I think in terms of semesters, and not calendar years. Tomorrow is the first day of classes at my school, Villanova University, and I think of it as the beginning of a new year. This will be the start … Continue reading And So Another Year Begins
It seems like just yesterday we were talking about Y2K problems, yet the freshmen who arrived on campus yesterday weren't even born by the time Y2K fizzled out. And it doesn't seem that long ago since I graduated from college in 1979. It's hard to imagine that was over 40 years ago. But here we … Continue reading Welcome Class of 2025!
It's been quite a year, for all of us. It's hard to think of anyone who has not been affected in some way by the global pandemic of COVID-19. From the elderly, to the health care workers, to the unemployed, to the families with young school age children, this past year has disrupted our lives. … Continue reading Congrats to This Year’s College Freshmen