The Composition of Celebration: Event Management & Planning Applied Project We all have had those semesters that just call for a celebration at the end. This is one of those semesters. Every semester with an Interdisciplinary Studies Senior Seminar course, there is an end of the semester celebration which showcases the seniors’ capstone projects, including their… Read More The Passionate Study of Event Management & Planning
As the end of my interdisciplinary journey within my higher educational career inches closer, I am in need of choosing a topic for my research article as well as for my applied project. Both of these assignments will illustrate what I have learned through my education. I am aiming both my research and project topics… Read More The Beginning of the End
When coming in to Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies, I honestly did not understand how a whole course could be filled with creating a degree program. Soon after starting the course, I came to realize this course offered so much more than creating a degree program. Before setting foot into this class, I could not… Read More Cheers!
The article I read for this week, “Interdisciplinarity: Suffering from a Lack of Effective Marketing?”, contains a lot of information pertaining to the disciplinary and interdisciplinary contrast. The article starts off my by defining a discipline and the certain elements that make up disciplines. A great analogy explaining an importance of a discipline states, “In… Read More Marketing Interdisciplinarity
This week’s reading, “Barriers to Interdisciplinary Research and Training” detailed some of the key concerns and obstacles faced within any interdisciplinary work. Although this article did detail the obstacles particularly associated with interdisciplinary scientific research, the barriers are extremely common throughout any profession. The biggest challenge I have faced throughout my interdisciplinary journey, as well… Read More Communication Barriers
Coming from a student who has continuously struggled with the conventional educational system, I advise as many students as possible to look into an interdisciplinary education. Unfortunately, like many other students, I have developed a negative mentality around any general education. In the journal we read for today, “Interdisciplinary Education: A Reflection of the Real… Read More From One Student to Another
Every year, Plymouth State puts together one of the largest events on campus, Spring Fling. This is a weekend full of activities that focuses around one big concert. Some activities include battle of the bands and even a rave. To put on one of the biggest events on campus means to collaborate across multiple disciplines.… Read More Spring Fling: A Collaborative Event
The Interdisciplinary Studies program here at Plymouth State University is the main reason why I chose to come to Plymouth as a student. I consider myself to be an untraditional student in the aspect that I graduated high school a year early in order to figure out what I wanted to do with my life.… Read More Why Aren’t You Normal?
My Interdisciplinary Studies program is Event Management and Planning. My program’s goal is to provide me with a wide variety of skills needed to manage and plan many different events of different calibers. I have explored many different degree programs that have been called Event Management programs or had an event managing element, such as… Read More Event Management and Planning
In order to better understand one discipline within my interdisciplinary degree, I was fortunate enough to meet with Professor Adam Keul, Assistant Professor of Tourism Management and Policy. I chose to interview Professor Keul because of the enlightenment I might find hearing from a professional who has dealt with the tourism industry and studied the… Read More Connecting My Passion of Planning to a Discipline: An Interview with Adam Keul