Entries by Shelley Youd

All I Want for Christmas

Thanksgiving is behind us and the final push has begun. As we head toward Christmas I thought I would send you a few questions/tips to help you process this time and hopefully make the transition smooth. If your child has been living on campus they are used to a lot of freedom. Be aware of […]

MyBill

MyBill is the new site that allows students to access their account and pay their bill through our website and their student portal. In many cases this is a family affair so I want to make sure you have the resources you need to understand the new system. Our Office of Accounting Operations had a […]

Parent News 11.28.11

Parent Communication We are rolling out 2 new ways for you to stay connected. 1. Parent Relations Facebook: Looking for ways to connect to what your student is doing and also connect with other parents? Look no further. Just click “LIKE” on the link to be added to the page. 2. Parent Relations Blog: We […]

From Parents Who Have Been There

Vanguard Parent to Parent Advice Last year I asked our sophomore parents to tell us a bit about what their Christmas time was like with their student. Here are the nuggets of wisdom they had to share. What is your favorite Christmas tradition? Going to Christmas Eve service at church with the whole family at […]

Avoid These Mistakes On Facebook

As I read this article on a few sites, I thought of all the wonderful ways Facebook keeps us connected and the embarrassing things that can happen when we are unaware of our impact. These tips are great reminders for how to keep connected to your student without being overly intrusive. 11 Biggest Mistakes for […]

Parent News 11.14.11

Freshmen parents Many students arrive home for the holidays relieved to be away from the stress of exams and papers only to be inundated by questions from well-meaning family members. Innocent curiosity can be overwhelming to a student that has not fully embraced what their future holds. Uncertainty is more common than a 5 year […]