LIFE TIP When a season of life is on the decline and you know there is an imminent end, you feel as if you can prepare for it. The shock is not so abrupt, but the pain is still there. We have to understand a few things about our season that is ending and how […]
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Orientation and Thriving At Vanguard we want you to do more than survive college and get a degree. We want you to THRIVE! This is the main reason we require orientation for all new students (freshmen and transfers). We have structured our time in orientation to ask big questions that will frame your time at […]
As you transition out, let this be a reminder of how far you’ve come. Congrats Class of 2014!!!
Thank you all who came to Taco Tuesday: Leaving Community. For those who may have missed, we wanted to share the wisdom given by our recent alums, including Kayla Holtz (2011), Allison Tash (2013), Denny Reed (2011), Tim Burnette (2006), Mikaela Holford (2008), and Elisha Avne (2012) about their experience leaving Vanguard community. This included […]
New Student Orientation (Welcome Week) Orientation is mandatory so please clear your schedules for August 22-24. We are excited to greet you on Friday, August 22nd. Friday, August 22 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Rotating Check-in Residential Freshmen-Last Name A-L (Group A): 8:00-10:00 AM Residential Freshmen-Last Name M-Z (Group B): 9:00-11:00 AM All Freshmen Commuters (Group C): […]
If you have questions not answered here, please contact email@example.com. Q: Is orientation mandatory? A: Yes. Orientation is intended to help you acclimate to live at VU by inviting you into a common process with your peers. You will learn about academic life, ways to get involved, meet faculty, staff and administrators, and so much […]
No need to feel left out if you aren’t heading home for Thanksgiving. If you are looking for some way to make your break meaningful, we have suggestions for you! -Relax! Spend some time with yourself by taking a stroll, resting, reading or catching up on your T.V. shows. Taking the time to enjoy the […]
We know that Thanksgiving break is much needed and so exciting. Still, going home for your first holiday after being away can be challenging. We have put together a few helpful hints and tips to keep in mind that will make your trip home that much better. -You will be going home as a new […]
As seniors begin to look at the world they are headed toward outside the classroom and ponder their next steps there is bound to be a time when they feel pieces of the puzzle are outside their control. I hear the twinge of uncertainty in their voices when we discuss their futures. I also hear […]
Target will open just for Vanguard students during orientation on Friday night (11:30pm-1:00am). Meet at 11:00pm to carpool with your Frontline group. Spend time with your family instead of using your down time running errands around town. Shop with your new friends for all the last minute items you need Friday night! Looking for a […]