Recharging the Brain: Self-Care Works Wonders during Finals Week

At the end of  each semester, Campus Recreation and the Academic Resource Center partner to bring some much needed relaxation to Bellarmine students. Students can drop by any of the four dates to enjoy a free 5 minute chair massage, healthy snacks, and crafting. If that wasn’t enough to soothe and support our stressed Knights, certified […]

Final Countdown?

Lately, I’ve seen various BU countdowns. Students are proclaiming the end on Twitter: Even the Sports, Recreation, and Fitness Center (SuRF) is reminding students there’s not much time left: The Writing Center got on the bandwagon: You may have even spoken to your student about how “close the end of the semester ” is. The […]

Pioneering Ahead to Sophomore Year

The Pioneer Scholars have been busy this year. The events and activities planned each Tuesday are aimed at transitioning first-generation students from high school to college. But what happens after freshman year? Here’s an overview of several activities from this past year that should ease the transition into sophomore year. Registration Preparation: Same Dance Every […]

Listen Up: Final Exams are Here

The Louisville weather must have known final exams were here– it was nearly seventy degrees on Wednesday and this morning is wet, icy, and cold. This time of year– for most of us associated with holiday parties, friends, family, shopping, and cooking– is fraught with many emotions for college students, especially first-year students. Though they […]

Four Ways to Prepare for Finals Over Thanksgiving Break

Four Ways to Prepare for Finals Over Thanksgiving Break

The name “Thanksgiving Break” is probably a misnomer — when students return from “break” there are only three days of classes left before finals. Finals begin Friday, December 5. It’s important for students to keep this in mind and plan accordingly to keep up with academics while spending time with family and friends during Thanksgiving […]