Job Hunting

It’s hard to believe it’s actually November already. It feels like I’ve just begun school, only to be nearly done instead! Right now I’m trying to pass my classes and complete all these crazy projects while being active in the community! Meanwhile in football, my Seahawks are 10-1, and I’ve enjoyed following them on Sundays despite a few scares. When the games are too close, I just can’t focus on my homework, so I have to watch them finish the game before I can think about anything else. Next up, they’re going to play the Saints on Monday Night Football next week so that’s a game I can’t miss (and I’ll be sure to do all my homework before too, just in case)!

Last week, I had the opportunity to go visit a company in Pittsburgh with the NTID Center of Employment. It was a great experience as a group of us got to tour the company, Highmark and meet some of the employees there. It was a priceless experience and the view was one nobody should ever complain about! Check out the sights!BZIRawxCUAAdifA

I’m also a huge baseball fan so being able to see PNC Park was a huge bonus for me. After the trip, I learned a lot and now I’m putting that straight to work as I continue my job hunt. The great thing is that the NTID Center of Employment here at RIT is really supportive and they’re one of the reasons why the “job within a year of graduation” rate here is impressive!

With all this craziness with school, I’m going to enjoy the upcoming Thanksgiving break more! For this Black Friday, I’m going to finally visit Niagara Falls and check out the sights there instead of waiting at 10 P.M. outside of Best Buy like last year! What are your plans for the break?

Homecoming Hockey? Check!

Happy Sunday everyone! One thing I love about Sundays is that there’s football on TV all day, which means I’ll be keeping an eye on my Seahawks later today! Today is a perfect way to close out the weekend after a long series of homecoming activities as I’m going pumpkin picking then watch some football later, and wrap up the whole evening with a long anticipated episode of one of my favorite shows (read a bit more to find out what that is)!

I know this sounds crazy but I have a confession to make. I’m a 5th-year student and yesterday was my FIRST homecoming hockey game ever. I don’t know why I kept putting it off in the last couple of years but this year I decided that I had to experience it as a student, no excuses. It turned out to be the best decision I made. The stadium was decked out in orange and booming. I went to a tailgating event before the game and I was surprised to see how much spirit we had as a college community. We don’t have a football team like many other schools, but with hockey here, you’d barely notice! Even though we lost a close one (it was closer than the score indicated, with Michigan pulling away in the last few minutes with a final score of 7-4). Despite our loss, the experience was worthwhile and it was great catching up with everyone who went.

Lastly, there is one thing I’ve been waiting MONTHS for…the Season 4 opener of “The Walking Dead”! Some of my friends have been counting down the days for a very long time and I’m glad to say we’re getting together to watch tonight. Can’t wait! It’s going to be a great way to get my mind off school for a while then come tomorrow, we have no classes so I’ll use that as my “homework/study cramming” day. Before I depart for some pumpkin picking, I’ll leave you guys with a pretty nice sight of downtown Rochester!

My view before the homecoming hockey game!

My view before the homecoming hockey game!