Heading outside the dean's office with Robert Marande
How student research brings reality to classroom learning
Getting a jump-start on a career is enticing to any college student, undergraduate or graduate. Robert Marande, dean of the College of Science and Technology, explains how research provides many beneficial opportunities for students, including a chance to collaborate with faculty working within their own discipline as well as applying what they learn in the classroom to a real-life project — an experience and specified training that’s attractive to a potential employer.
From cell phones to textbooks
How hard is it to balance the use of cell phones, any technology for that matter, with opening up a textbook to study? Robert Marande, dean of the College of the Science and Technology, answers this quandary, as well as sheds light on how students can better handle the addictive nature of technology. Yes, even texting with a friend relating to coursework or an upcoming mid-term is not considered effective studying, according to Marande.
How to continue your academic success
Graduation is here, which means another jammed-packed semester has come to a close. Robert Marande, dean of the College of Science and Technology, explains how students can continue their academic success over the summer, as well as newly minted graduates. Marande offers some tips to keep in mind when it’s time to return in the fall, an advantage you’ll have to avoid that Finals Week study crunch.
Being a successful student
Spring semester is nearing its end. So, why is now an ideal time to rejuvenate your study habits? Dean Marande explains why it's important for students to establish good study skills and begin to focus their post-graduate goals now before it's too late.