January 26, 2018 R5webmaster 1 comment

By Luisa Florez   Believing that failing is not the end of the world can be a very hard thing to do when things aren’t going to plan. However, if you’re looking for proof on why it isn’t a catastrophe, you don’t need to look too far. All you need to do is reach out…

January 12, 2018 R5webmaster No comments exist

By Sarah Vasquez   First-generation guilt: it’s basically “survivor’s guilt,” but in a university setting. ‘First-generation college students’ are usually students whose parents did not continue their education by earning four-year degrees. Research has shown that first-generation students are more prone to psychological issues than other students. These issues extend from the stress or worry…

January 12, 2018 R5webmaster No comments exist

By: James Narey • SHPE LM Aero-Fort Worth professional chapter, VP of Community Outreach • Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) ISD Board Ambassador   There is a lack of diversity along racial and gender lines within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce despite continued job growth and strong future continued growth.   As an industry professional,…

September 19, 2017 R5webmaster 1 comment

By Luisa Florez A Story Over Coffee: The other day over some coffee, I asked my friend how she ended up in graduate school. Had it always been her plan to attend? I was surprised to hear that no, it wasn’t. In fact, when she was an undergrad her goal was to land a job…

September 19, 2017 R5webmaster No comments exist

By Sarah Elise Vasquez Every few weeks I will take a look at my resume, and skim down each row of experience, qualifications, and awards.   On paper, I am more-than qualified for any entry-level position in communication. On paper, I have a track-record of success and am a proven leader. If I am all…