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? discusses 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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