How About a National Cookie Sharing Day?

As I began writing this last Friday I noticed on my desk calendar that it was National Boss’s Day. That seems odd to me that such a day would exist. Every day is Boss’s Day in reality so there really is no need to specifically celebrate it in my opinion. But if there is not already a National Cookie Sharing Day, then I think there ought to be one. And I have just the day to do it.

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Fall is in the Air and USW is on a Roll!

Just yesterday I arrived on campus wearing a second layer of clothing (a jacket anyway!) in anticipation of lower than usual temperatures. Of course looking around campus no one would have really noticed the difference relying on sight alone. As I pulled up to the parking lot at 6:45 AM, there was the Track Team all dressed out in shorts for their early morning workout as if they were completely comfortable in the unusually cool 58-degree weather.

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Answers to 3 Important Questions for the Fall

Guest Blog by Dr. Ryan Tipton, USW Provost and Dean of the College of Business

Talking yesterday morning with Dr. Ryan Tipton, he shared three questions that are most on the minds of students this Summer as they make plans to begin or continue college studies this Fall. Realizing that the answers to these questions would make timely blog material, I seized on the opportunity to invite Ryan to produce an upcoming blog. He did so in record time (less than 24 hours) and it appears below:

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USW Prepares for Fall Term in the Face of a Pandemic

I remember many years ago dining with my father at a fancy seafood restaurant and encountering raw oysters for the first time. When he invited me to try one, he shared one piece of sage advice: don’t chew on it too long or it will just grow in your mouth and be all that much harder to swallow. That’s kind of how it feels to be a college administrator trying to plan for the return of students to campus in the midst of a pandemic.

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