Serving on the Best Buddies staff

I have been with the organization Best Buddies for more than eight years now. Best Buddies is a program based on building friendships between individuals and individuals with intellectual/developmental disorders (IDD). That is right. There is an actual program whose sole purpose is to help you make friends. I fell in love with this program…

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Working as a Best Buddies intern

The summer has finally arrived and we all know what that means — friends, sun and hopefully a beach somewhere. BUT that also means work, internships and real world problems. This summer is going to be a crazy busy summer for me; I have an internship for Best Buddies Indiana, I work as a security…

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The Real World

As my junior year of college comes to an end, I realize that I need to start thinking about what life after college will be like. That is crazy! I feel too young for this; it is almost like I am back in high school looking for colleges. What is good, I guess, is that…

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Spring Term

Most colleges get out of school in the end of April, so when prospective students hear that Hanover doesn’t get out until May, it can be discouraging. However, we don’t get out until May because we have this glorious time called Spring Term or May Term. We have our normal first two semesters just like…

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An amazing night at the Gala

One of the reasons that Hanover College is unique is because of the professional events that students are invited to attend. My favorite of all of these this past semester was the annual Gala. As a freshman, this was my first time attending, but all of the great things I heard about it definitely lived…

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An evening with The Mentalist

Another awesome experience that I have had this semester at Hanover College was seeing a show called The Mentalist. No, I didn’t just sit in front of the television with my friends and watch the actual television show called “The Mentalist,” but it had a similar effect. This show was a part of the Campus…

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Spending a day at Silly Safaris

One of the things that makes me love Hanover even more is all of the opportunities and experiences it offers. In this post and my next few, I will tell you about some of the super awesome things that I have been able to do because I decided to go to Hanover College. The first…

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Jendy’s: the best food group

Everyone know the five main food groups; we all learn it when we are in elementary school. However, when you get to college you create a new food group — PIZZA. AND Hanover just happens to have the best pizza place around. Jendy’s Pizza is so good it’s unbelievable. It is also decently cheap. For…

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Hiking at Hanover

One of Hanover’s main selling point is all of its AWESOME hiking trails. I am not a outdoor person; I am definitely more of a city girl. However, I cannot get enough of our hiking trails. At the end of August Experience, your Peer Advisor takes you down the bottom of Hanover Beach, and you…

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