Meet Max (formerly known as Jordan…)

Meet Max (formerly known as Jordan)! As the Spring 2018 semester progressed, Dr. Hatley realized some students could benefit from understanding what it means to be a great student and how to improve their study skills.  Not sure to what extent students already had and applied this knowledge, she asked her COSC 314 Web Programming class for characteristics and habits they thought good students have.   She used their generated list to create an “ideal” student Read more…

Could We Do More for/with Black Boys in West Baltimore #BlackBoysBookClub

#BlackBoysBookClubs are popping up everywhere! Is this something we can do?  Should we add a computer science club to the mix?  Perhaps a math club as well.  But all means, it is so needed! Who better to do this than West Baltimore’s own college students, yup – you! Perhaps this can be a campus-wide effort.  The more the merrier.    Read more here about the club above.    What do you think?  Comment below.  Your Read more…

Go from Miniscule to Mediocre to Measurable to Miracle (or Mastery)

As you start the semester, find comfort in knowing that you are taking baby steps. It is expected that you trip every now and again. Don’t worry. Allow yourself to made a few mistakes. The point is to learn and grow from them. Your classrooms are safe environments for you to explore and find your way. Stay focused. ….watch ET (Eric Thomas aka the Hip Hop Preacher) give you a bit of encouragement on how Read more…

Cultivating The Peas Rural Farm Landscape Painting

Which son would you be?

Copied from: https://journal.thriveglobal.com/one-behavior-separates-the-successful-from-the-average-ef1d9fe2b3f2 One Behavior Separates The Successful From The Average A certain farmer had become old and ready to pass his farm down to one of his two sons. When he brought his sons together to speak about it, he told them: The farm will go to the younger son. The older son was furious! “What are you talking about?!” he fumed. The father sat patiently, thinking.   “Okay,” the father said, “I need Read more…