Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Museum Experience

I’ve recently been highlighted in my former undergraduate institution’s Career Connections news journal. The article, entitled The Museum Experience… What’s It All About?┬ádiscusses careers in museums and presents three alum of Illinois Wesleyan University who are pursuing work in museums … Continue reading

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

Before this week, I had barely heard of the term “charette”. So, when the second year class of CGP was invited to the Pocantico Center for a charette, a mini-conference and brainstorming session, we were more than excited. Spend a … Continue reading

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In the Throes of Thesis

How many books does it take to get to center of thesis week?! Here at CGP, classes and academic responsibilities halt for a full week once a semester to allow for research. Many of my classmates traveled the country in … Continue reading

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The Strong

Have you ever heard the phrase that when you’re wealthy, you’re a collector but when you’re poor you’re a hoarder? Once upon a time there was a very wealthy woman named Margaret Woodbury Strong. Given the amount of literature I … Continue reading

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When History Comes Alive

Yesterday my education class lead a program at the Farmers’ Museum for students with down syndrome and other special needs. My classmates and I developed a series of hands-on workshops in the historic village surrounding the theme of farm life. … Continue reading

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Grants Galore

There comes a point in every young non-profit employees’ life when they must come to the terms with fact that money rules the world. I’m not happy with this fact, but I am realizing that in order to do what … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

I was recently shopping at a clothing store in a nearby town, hoping to stock up on professional pieces for my upcoming entrance into the “working” world. I approached the sales counter with a particularly fabulous pair of patterned pants … Continue reading

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