I apologize for my lack of blogs over the past few months. Summer kept me busy with work and just taking a break from school. I still can’t believe that I’m a SENIOR! People are right when they say your college years fly by. I feel like it was just yesterday that I was living in Andreen and still getting adjusting to college life. I have changed so much over these past 3 years and have done things and joined clubs I never thought I would.
Let’s get back to what I did this summer.
- I worked in the Communication and Marketing office on campus. I’m so thankful I was given the opportunity to continue working in the office over the summer. It was so much different to work 8 hours, 5 days a week instead of 2 hours, 3 days a week. I had a great experience and have some wonderful material for my resume. I got to write 3 articles (one for the Augustana Magazine, and 2 for the website) along with a lot of press releases and other jobs. Have you seen those big blue decals on the sidewalk? I helped with those as well 🙂
- Me and 2 of my best friends took a road trip to the Coral Ridge mall in Iowa City in July. That was a lot of fun and I definitely did some damage to my wallet that day 🙂
- At the beginning of August my mom, dad, and I traveled the 10 hours to Charleston, West Virginia to visit my brother who had been working there over the summer. West Virginia is a very beautiful state and I had never been there before. We found out that the drivers there are just terrible and the roads are very hilly. But the scenery makes up for all of that 🙂 We had a very relaxing trip and I’m so grateful for the time I got to spend with my family. My mom and I had a blast shopping and my dad and brother got to golf a couple of times. We were there for about a week and one of the days we went to downtown Charleston to visit the capitol and go to the huge shopping mall. The state capitol is a gorgeous building made out of 14k gold. It made for some great picture opportunities 🙂
All in all, summer 2012 was really great and I was sad to see it come to an end 🙁 I hope everyone else had a wonderful summer as well! 🙂
In my next post I will talk about my SI (senior inquiry) for communication studies.
Until next time,
Posted on September 6th, 2012 by jenniferschroder09
Filed under: Jennifer Schroder