QUOTE OF THE WEEK
In Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery wrote, “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet.”
Although it rarely seems like it, college is a time of and for mistakes. Mistakes are often fundamental to learning, both in life and in education. But mistakes often feel bigger and more insurmountable than they are.
Give yourself some grace. Your mistakes are opportunities to learn, and tomorrow is a new day.
THIS WEEK AT FALVEY
Monday, September 12
Mindfulness Monday | 1-1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free & Open to Villanova Students, Faculty, and Staff
Company & Industry Competitive Intelligence 101 | 5-6 p.m. | Room 206 | Free & Open to Villanova Students | Register Here
Wednesday, September 14
Digital Scholarship Lab Open House | 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Room 218A | Free & Open to Villanova Students, Faculty, and Staff
The Learners’ Studio/Center for Speaking and Presentation | 4-9 p.m. | Room 301 | Free
Friday, September 16
Villanova Gaming Society Meeting | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Speakers’ Corner | Free & Open to the Public
Sunday, September 18
The Learners’ Studio/Center for Speaking and Presentation | 3-9 p.m. | Room 301 | Free
HOLIDAYS THIS WEEK
Celebrate National Day of Encouragement today by saying something nice to someone or (sometimes a harder task) yourself. Today is a day for good vibes, and good vibes only!
For everyone with a sweet tooth, Tuesday is International Chocolate Day. Whether you prefer dark, milk, or white, grab yourself a chocolate treat (hint: Holy Grounds at Falvey is a great place for some chocolate sweets).
If you’re a superhero fan, Batman Day is this Sunday, Sept. 17. You can celebrate by binging your favorite Batman movies, shows, or comics. If you’ve never watched a single Batman movie in your life, The Dark Knight is probably the most well-received and, in my opinion, the all-around best. If you’re already a seasoned fan, check out Joseph McCabe’s 100 Things Batman Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, of course, available through Falvey.
Annie Stockmal is a graduate student in the Communication Department and graduate assistant in Falvey Memorial Library.
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