This summer I have the opportunity to work on campus giving tours and working in the TU Office of Admission. As rising juniors, a significant number of my friends decided to stay in Tulsa to complete internships, summer classes, and to take the summer as an opportunity to try to make it on their own. I am living on campus in an apartment and so far it has been a fun adjustment. The past two years I have lived in a residence hall, and next year I will continue working in the residence hall with the first-year residents. I am super excited for this! However, by living in an apartment over the summer, knowing I will be moving back into the residence hall in a few months, has been a fine balance between getting what I need to function over the summer and making sure I can still fit all of the things I do get back into my room next year. An on-going joke between my friends and I is that I am a squatter in the apartment for the summer. My room is pretty empty with just an air mattress set out on the floor. Even my alarm clock and my lamp just sit conveniently on the floor next to my bed. Continue reading
Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa blog post comes to us from Mackenzie S., a sophomore petroleum engineering major from Littleton, Colo.
When I came to college I didn’t knowwhat extracurricular activities I wanted to do. I wasn’t very involved in high school and on all my college visits I was asked if I would want to participate in intramurals, so I knew that that was always an option. But it wasn’t until orientation week that I heard about Student Association (SA) for the first time. Continue reading