Lego Replica of Ohio State Stadium

Thought you loved Legos as a child? Well, one Ohio State associate professor took his fascination of Legos to extreme–building an exact replica of Ohio Stadium. Paul M.L. Janseen used his off-office hours to construct this 1:100 scale model which cost roughly $75,000, according Wired.

Selfless Teacher Pays Student’s Tuition

One math teacher and a promise adds up to a moving story of friendship and commitment. Tony Apuzzi, a math teacher in the Bronx sold his prize possessions, including signed Yankees baseballs, in order to put a past student through college, according to The Jackson Sun. Jaselle Ruiz was Apuzzi’s math student when she was … Continue reading

Let It Snow–On Campus

Snow on campus means sledding on dining hall food trays (garbage bags work well, too), snowball fights and building snowmen (all in between getting some work done, right?)! We were hit with a major storm on the east coast and now have about 15 inches of snow. I just can’t wait to shovel out my … Continue reading

Snail Mail Is So Last Holiday Season

Turns out many colleges and universities have gone digital when it comes to sending holiday cards.  This one, from the College of William & Mary, is my fave.  Very creative– and I’m loving the singer’s voice (she’s a student, by the way)! George Mason’s holiday card featured a song written by pep band director Michael “Doc Nix” Nickens.  … Continue reading

“S” Is the New “A” at Utica

Utica College must be on Santa’s nice list this year–especially if its plan to abolish GPA’s for freshman becomes a reality! The Utica College Office of Student Success has proposed to eliminate the GPA for freshman during the fall semester.  That means, instead of getting an A through C letter grade, you would get an “S” for … Continue reading