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Category: Education

Tips, Tools and Takes on Academics

(sponsored by the Office of Academic Engagement)

April 27, 2021

Take Two: Intentionality (Again)

This episode features Dr. Mebane and Mr. Watkin's takes on the previous topic of intentionality. Whether you have just completed a semester or your entire degree program, be sure to stay focused on your purpose as motivation for your success.

[ Photo credit: L to R . Mr. Watkins and Dr. Mebane. Screenshot taken by Dr. Mebane ]



April 20, 2021

Be Extra to Finish Strong!

Once again, Dr. Rhonda Fitzgerald shares her takes on how to finish the semester on the right note. Her main advice? Make an extra effort to stay focused and maintain your energy even when you are tired. And, don't forget that good grades require you to study and practice. 

Looking for other tips and tools related to final exams? Search for Dr. Fitzgerald on this site to check out her previous episodes.

[ Photo credit: L to R . Mr. Watkins, Dr. Fitzgerald and Dr. Mebane. Screenshot taken by Dr. Mebane ]

April 13, 2021

Accounting for Success

Join Dr. Mebane and Mr. Watkins as they meet Mr. Clarence Harris to discuss what it takes to succeed in accounting classes and why they are important for (almost) everyone. Mr. Harris' takes on tips and tools reflect his perspective as a CPA, adjunct professor and rapper. Stay tuned after the credits for some awesome bars (IYKYK) about real estate and how they can be used to help students understand technical terms and complex ideas. 

[ Photo credit: L to R: Mr. Harris, Mr. Watkins and Dr. Mebane. Screenshot taken by Dr. Mebane ]



April 5, 2021

Take Two: Dropping Classes

In this next take, Dr. Mebane and Mr. Watkins recommend tips and tools (or resources) for making decisions about dropping a class late in a semester. In sum, consider the consequences, work with your instructor and take steps to avoid the need (as much as possible.)

Dr. Mebane and Mr. Watkins