Finals are approaching…

My first semester at the University of South Alabama is coming to an end. All my classes are keeping me pretty busy.

As for this class, Digital Writing and Production, we all have a website that we are creating. It will be due after we get back from Thanksgiving break. I plan on putting the finishing touches to my website over the break and any other adjustments I want to make.

In my first personal blog post, I talked about how I have motivation to try my best and not fall behind this semester. I’m happy to say that I have maintained the  motivation I had at the beginning, and I haven’t fallen behind. With finals approaching, I plan to stay positive and continue to do my best.

I have learned a lot about blogging thanks to class and from doing a reflection blog each week. I now feel more comfortable and confident in my ability to create and edit my own blog.

The Walking Dead

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Finally, after waiting months, The Walking Dead is back on! This is one my absolute favorite shows. The first episode of season 7 premiered about a week ago, and now it is time for the second episode. As I type all of this out, it gets me even more excited for all the episodes to come.

The first episode was much anticipated because of the way season 6 left all the viewers. It ended with us wondering who the “bad guy” Negan was going to kill. Was he going to kill a main character such as Rick’s son Carl or a huge fan-favorite such as, Daryl. I do know the person he killed, or should I say people, but I won’t give it away for the sake of people who haven’t seen the first episode.

I just finished watching the second episode of the season. This episode concentrated on main characters that weren’t shown in the first episode such as, Carol and Morgan. This episode also introduced a new character. I don’t want to say too much in case there is someone reading this that doesn’t want to know. I will just end this with saying that this season has had a great start so far, and I’m both excited and nervous to see how the rest of the season plays out.

Food and Folley

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For the third year in a row, I have attended the Food and Folley event held at Fort Whiting Armory in Mobile. I can’t explain to you how awesome this event is! It raises money for UCP, United Cerebral Palsy. All of the proceeds from Food and Folley go towards this organization. It is a wonderful event, where you can enjoy trying all types of different food and desserts from local restaurants, bid in a silent auction, and try your luck at the wine grab!


The UCP of Mobile has grown from a small local clinic to a $4.5 million organization, offering programs to people with disabilities throughout South Alabama. How awesome is that?

“UCP of Mobile is dedicated to advancing the independence of people with disabilities. UCP offers a wide range of services for people of all ages, starting with one of our early intervention programs and continuing through adulthood with our supported employment program.” This is a statement directly from the organziation’s website, ucpmobile.org. The website tells you exactly what UCP of Mobile is, services it has to offer, upcoming events, and so much more. Want to find out more? Head on over to their website and check it out!

 

How can you go?

To purchase one or more tickets, visit their facebook page, Food and Folley. It will tell you prices and how to go about getting tickets.This years event may have already passed, but don’t miss out on it next year! 

Go Jags!

It has been an exciting past two weeks here at the University of South Alabama! Our football team may have fallen short against Georgia Southern Saturday, but we did win last Saturday! Everyone is still celebrating the football teams’ win against Mississippi State. Of course, I can’t forget to mention the girls’ soccer teams big win over Florida State University, who was ranked number 1 in the nation! How awesome is that? So, this past week has been filled with a lot excitement!

Aside from all the celebrating and excitement over the big wins, class must continue. Classes are still going well, and I’m trying my best to keep up with all the homework and studying. It’s definitely becoming a little tougher the farther along I get in all my classes, but that’s expected. I’m just trying to stay positive and not fall behind!

In this class, CA260, we are all being taught how to create our own website with Weebly.com. Along with learning how to create our own website, we learned how to embed a code. I am still trying to grasp the basics of how to embed a code. It’s a little challenging, but the more we go over it and practice it, it will become easier. It has been a blast learning how to create my own website, and beginning to learn things like embedding codes! It can get a little tricky sometimes, but it is very exciting to learn!

It has been a great past couple of weeks at USA! I’m looking forward to what the future holds here at the University of South Alabama. Go Jags!

First couple weeks at USA

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       College has officially started back! The past two weeks have consisted of meeting the professors, going over the syllabus, and beginning to do assignments and homework. The third week of classes is about to start, and I’m excited! I haven’t ever been truly this excited about my classes, but I am this semester because I’m finally taking classes for my major. I’m hoping and praying I can maintain this level of excitement and motivation throughout this semester.

      I’m so excited about all the communication classes I’m taking this semester. In this class, CA 260, I’m looking forward to learning about web design. I know it will be a challenge learning about every little thing that goes into making a website, but I’m ready to learn. In addition to CA 260, I’m taking two more communication classes. Those classes are going great, and I really enjoy them! I know I’m super exited and I have a lot of motivation right now, but I know the time will come when I will be stressed, and just wishing I didn’t have so much work piled up to do. With that being said, I am going to try my best to stay positive both in my blog post and outside of my blog post when everything is becoming more hectic with assignments and projects due.

         I’m happy to say that I’m really looking forward to my first semester at the University of South Alabama. These past few weeks have been great, and I’m looking forward to what the semester will bring.