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Number One Question

by Alumni Posts October 1, 2012

The number one question I get when I tell people I am getting my master’s in theatre education: Fontbonne has a theatre? Why yes, yes they do, and the theatre is producing excellent pieces of work through student productions and through Mustard Seed Theatre. The upcoming student production is a show written by Sarah Kane […]

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Observing in Education

by Alumni Posts September 26, 2012

My favorite class this semester is my Edu201 class. There is a lot to this class, and I am really getting a lot out of it. We meet for 2 hours and 45 minutes on Tuesdays and beginning next week, the last hour of the class will be spent mentoring a few of the middle […]

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Inspiration on Campus

by Alumni Posts September 17, 2012

There are so many people around campus who inspire me. So many that I won’t even mention them all, I will just highlight a few. As far as teachers go, this semester I have a pretty awesome range of teachers! I have my favorite math teacher for the third time, Mrs. Graves! She is awesome! […]

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Back in Routine

by Alumni Posts September 10, 2012

Three weeks have come and gone, and it feels like we never even had a summer break. It’s so natural and easy to fall back into step here at Fontbonne — back in the same routines with classes, work, homework, and hanging out with friends. Although it feels like we never had a summer break, […]

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by Alumni Posts September 9, 2012

Hello Everyone, Long time no blog! Well for those you new to the scene, let me introduce myself. I am Jeanne Eveld. I am a sophomore seeking a career in Special Education. I picked Fontbonne for its small, but close-knit community. I did not find it hard to get involved and make new friends at […]

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Student Life

by Alumni Posts April 23, 2012

Many people can look at the life of a Fontbonne student in different ways. I for one think that my life as a Fontbonne student means family — on and off campus. In many of my classes, there have been special bonds formed, even if it’s just for a semester. The bonds between the class […]

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Those Questions

by Alumni Posts April 9, 2012

At every family event, I get the same questions. Those questions. The ones about college, and majors, and dorm life. Those questions. This Easter, my favorite question was “So what’s your major this week?” And it’s not like I have changed my major at all… Don’t get me wrong, I have questioned if high school […]

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What College Has to Offer

by Alumni Posts February 24, 2012

There may come a time when I ask myself, “Why am I here?” Not here on Earth specifically, but here at Fontbonne University. The answer to that question is simple. The answer is because I value a college education, but what is the value in college education? The education that I am able to receive […]

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The Value of My College Education

by Alumni Posts February 24, 2012

It’s hard to place a monetary value on my college education. Education holds the keys to wealth, and not just monetary gains, but socially, emotionally and morally.  An education opens your eyes to so many things in your environment. For me, an education helps my observation skills, and I choose to pay attention to things […]

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Fontbonne Past, Present, and Future

by Alumni Posts February 20, 2012

I graduated from Fontbonne in May 1998 with a B.A. in Communications and Theatre. I always kept in touch with Deanna Jent and in 2010, I decided to come back and get my Masters in Theatre Education.  I had worked in Corporate America for awhile and found it was not fulfilling for me. I thought […]

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