Wiggio 3rd Annual Nearly Naked Charity Run

April 26th, 2013

Wiggio.com – the easiest way to work in groups – is bringing the third annual Nearly Naked Run to Boston University and Cleveland State University!

The Nearly Naked Run is a a charity event designed to let you “Undress, De-Stress and Do Good.”  Students who want to participate can bring clothes to donate to charity, then run a mile-long fun-run around campus.

We’ve been hosting this event at several schools across the country– including University of Georgia, University of Alabama, and Vanderbilt – which have brought out hundreds of students donating several pounds of clothing.

Now we’re bringing the Nearly Naked Run back for it’s third year, and donating clothes to Big Brothers / Big Sisters. With finals right around the corner, why not blow off some steam while supporting a great cause?

Join the Facebook events for Boston University and Cleveland State University to RSVP and find more details.

April Group: Enactus at Bryant University

April 9th, 2013

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Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.  Bryant Enactus is a completely volunteer based organization with 60 active members. We run 4 different projects throughout our local Rhode Island community that help others become more financially literate and self-sustainable.

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The Evolution of Campus Communication

March 29th, 2013

Screen shot 2013-03-18 at 2.30.21 PMCompared to 40 years ago, it is an understatement to say that students this day and age have it a lot easier when it comes to communicating.  Over the past few decades, technology has advanced so drastically that it has altered the ways in which students interact, collaborate, and communicate with one another.

The evolution of technology can be seen in the ways we now communicate. In the past, if a student wanted to get a message to another person close-by, he would have to walk across campus to relay it and if the individual was not within walking distance, then “snail mail” would be required—a process that took forever.

With advancements over time and the widespread use of email in the 1990s, the time it took for someone to deliver and receive a message decreased.  In the late 1960s Ray Tomlinson, an MIT graduate, developed Continue reading »

Save Money in the Digital Dorm [Infographic]

March 25th, 2013

This infographic by CourseSmart shows how students save almost $3,000 a year by using technology and digital textbooks to study and collaborate.

See what apps on your smartphone and tablet have replaced items from the “analog dorm”:

Precautions to Avoid Work Overload

March 20th, 2013

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Students leaders have tendency to commit to several activities during the semester.  On top of a class schedule, students will sign up for student organizations, volunteer, hold part-time jobs, and manage a social life.  Very enthusiastic leaders might sign up for too much that they can handle.  When setting your schedule, consider these tips:

Run through an example scenario of your day

Sometimes a schedule may make sense visually on your calendar, but can be physically exhausting when actually fulfilled.  Take a day or two to run through your day on that current schedule.  Did things pop up that you forgot to schedule?  Did you have time for homework, sleep, and mental breaks?  Keep in mind that you will have to manage that schedule for several weeks – sometimes up to five days a week, which can lead to burning out.

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