Posted on: April 13, 2015
I am a military spouse, mom of 3, Gigi of 2 granddaughters, business owner and on March 30th, I added college graduate to the list of terms that I allow to define me.
In the fall of 2013, I became a student of the Medical Assisting-Administrative program. My academic accomplishments here have been my induction into Alpha... Read more
Posted on: April 10, 2015
Kathleen Hyatt, a soon to be graduate of Daymar College Madisonville, is looking forward to starting her career in the criminal justice field, “I’ve got a couple investigation positions I’m looking at.” Kathleen told her Campus Dean, Teresa Levesque. Even though her spring 2015 graduation is just around the corner, she is... Read more
Posted on: April 08, 2015
Hello my name is Brenda Smith. I am a college student at Daymar College and soon to be 60 years old. I have been out of school for 42 years. I never thought I would attend college, but I love taking classes at Daymar. I feel as if I am part of a family at Daymar. There has not been a time that I needed help in getting in... Read more
Posted on: April 07, 2015
Samantha Frazee came to Daymar College in Murfreesboro, a non-traditional student determined to shift the focus and direction of her life. She had been a stay-at-home mom since the age of 16. Although very proud of her 3 daughters and the time she was able to be at home with them, when her two older daughters ultimately... Read more
Posted on: December 22, 2014
Daymar College takes pride in Changing Lives…One Person at a Time. This is the mission statement all who works for Daymar College are very passionate about, whether working on campus directly with students or behind the scenes at the corporate office. Unfortunately, behind the scenes means not always being... Read more
Posted on: October 27, 2014
I’ve been writing about habits for three weeks now. I imagine you are starting to see where I’m going with this! I think week 5 is the best time to start talking about very specific habits that you can choose to build on to create your success. I find Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People to be... Read more
Posted on: October 16, 2014
There’s high tech and then there’s HITECH. On one hand you have “high tech”, a newer, sleeker, approach to everyday living. On the other hand you have “HITECH” which is a sleeker way to say “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health”. We all know that the former can either make your life easier or... Read more
Posted on: October 08, 2014
That first week went by fast! It’s a lot to figure out in just one week, especially if you’ve never been to college before. The research shows that it takes about three weeks to three months to create new habits. The small habits change quickly while the bigger habits take more time.
The small habits are just starting to... Read more
Posted on: September 30, 2014
This week is the start of a new quarter. As we stand at the starting line, it’s normal to feel a little anxious or eager. Those butterflies in your stomach? Normal. Those second thoughts and distractions? Normal. That eagerness to get started: Why hasn’t it started? Let’s just get it over with. Can we start already? Normal... Read more
Posted on: September 16, 2014
What’s the Story? - September Edition
I’ve reached a point in my life where the next logical step is college and I want to:
(pick all that apply)
1. Try communal living
2. Try the meal plan diet
3. Go Greek!
4. Look for a significant other
6. Look for my calling
7. Find... Read more
Posted on: August 25, 2014
What’s the Story? - August Edition
Every last person has a story. Thoughts differ on how those stories are scripted. Is it circumstantial? Is it destiny? It depends upon whom you ask and opinions can change over the course of a life. Diana Bocock, like many of us followed the typical progression through her American... Read more
Posted on: April 14, 2014
What is stress? Merriam Webster defines it as a “physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation.” We know it by a number of different names. Some people call it panic attacks, others might say you’re having a nervous breakdown or that you look depressed... Read more
Posted on: March 04, 2014
Many of us have heard the old African Proverb… “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” These words especially ring true in the Career Services department. Occasionally students will come to my office frustrated because they are not employed. When I ask them what... Read more
Posted on: March 04, 2014
The best thing about Valentine’s Day is being showered with candy, flowers, cards and other gifts of love What if you could shower yourself with money during this Season of Love? Sounds good to me!! But most people don’t know where or how to start.
The answer was simple for me…create a budget and stick to it.
This was... Read more
Posted on: January 03, 2014
It’s that time again…. time to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. The 2014-2015 FAFSA will be available for you to complete online via www.fafsa.gov on January 1, 2014.
Why is it so important to get this done? The video below was created by the Department of Education and will help you... Read more