| By Ally Mueller | Although you may be familiar with the phrase “liberal arts,” you may not know the details of a liberal arts education. The University Core Requirements at UP - classes in philosophy, history, fine arts, social sciences, hard sciences, math, and more - are features of a liberal arts education. A liberal arts curriculum generally covers the humanities, … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education
| By Jazmyne De Witz | Service is something that allows you to help better the community as well as gain skills that you would not get otherwise. In high school I was really involved in my community, but when I came to UP I got so busy with school that it wasn’t until spring semester I began to get involved again. I am so happy that I got back into being involved because it … [Read more...] about Service Experience at Jean’s Place
| By Ally Mueller | Service opportunities are often easier to find than job opportunities, but can provide you with many of the benefits, both personal and professional, of a traditional job. Depending on what you hope to gain from volunteering and/or the amount of time you want to volunteer, be sure to look at the variety of service opportunities below that encompass a … [Read more...] about A Variety of Service Opportunities: Picking the Right One for You
| By Maddy Gonzalez | You might be asking yourself “What can I do with my degree?” or “What kind of career can I pursue as a History major?” As you start asking yourself these types of questions and planning for life after graduation, it is important to remember that you are not limited to just a few jobs based on your major. Often students are too narrow-minded when they … [Read more...] about Unusual Jobs by Major
| By Jazmyne De Witz | Every time I have ever gone to the hospital, I always remember the nurses. They were the ones who checked in on me, made sure I was doing okay, and truly comforted me. Each time I would leave my dream of becoming a nurse grew stronger. Now here I am today, attending the School of Nursing at UP making my dream come true! After doing much research on … [Read more...] about Why Nursing?