Author Archives: Amy Rogan

University of Findlay got talent

Multiple Findlay students take the opportunity to share their talents with others at the Revive Coffee Shoppe By Mason Alberts Students participated in the Coffee Shoppe hosted by Campus Ministries in the Alumni Memorial Union at the University of Findlay, Thursday Sept. 21. Every year at UF, Campus Ministries sponsors an event titled “Coffee […]

Freshman tips and tricks

Upperclassmen and others share advice and tips for incoming freshman By Kendall Westgate, Pulse Editor With classes starting, incoming freshmen may feel all the stress and excitement, but there’s some tips and tricks to calm back-to-school nerves. “Taking advice from my upperclassmen friends really helped because they know exactly what you’re going through and […]

Dr. Diana Montague embarks on sabbatical 

Excitement swirls around her research of UF’s university origin  By Lauren Wolters Dr. Diana Montague, Professor of Communication, takes a sabbatical this fall to begin researching the University of Findlay’s first 30 years as a university. In 1989 Findlay College became the University of Findlay. Dr. Montague plans to focus on the timeline at […]

Teaching the future teachers an emerging part of the job: mental health management

By Devyn Hopkins While training the next generation of educators, University of Findlay professors from the College of Education are helping their students prepare for the mental health issues they’ll see in their future classrooms. says educators are often the first to notice mental health problems. Missy Recker, an Assistant Professor and Team […]

Faculty works to understand and address student mental health concerns

By Bella Angel Nearly seven out of 10 college students report experiencing mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, or depression according to a nationwide survey of college students conducted by TimelyMD. And college professors often feel the pressure those students are experiencing. Dr. Christine Denecker, Associate Vice President for Learning and Innovation and […]

To submit or not to submit: the lingering fog from the COVID-19 pandemic 

UF remains a test optional institution for ACT and SAT scores  By Lauren Wolters Some of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic remain prevalent still, three years after schools and businesses first shut down in March of 2020. Some of these effects allow education systems to be more accommodating to students. An example of […]

Content Creator Joe Sadowski steals the Spotlight

By Kwesi Caldwell and Pulse Staff Content creation has become a hot activity on the University of Findlay campus. Students have started tuning into accounts such as Findlay Talks and Findlay Rap on Instagram and of course, the 88.3 WLFC the Pulse YouTube page; which has been burning up with creative and fun podcasts from […]

ChatGPT goes to college

By Vanessa Crowe ChatGPT could strike fear in the hearts of educators everywhere but a team at the University of Findlay is trying to make sure it is used for good, not evil. ChatGPT is an AI that can perform many tasks that it is given. These tasks can range from writing an essay […]

Ohio 9-1-1 system upgrades part of Governor’s budget proposal

NG 9-1-1 would provide better compatibility with cell phones, smart watches, and even home security systems. By Paige Falk The 911 systems across Ohio are soon to be upgraded to match the evolution of the rapid growing technology in today’s world. Kathleen Madden, Ohio Director of Administrative Services, visited Hancock county to discuss Gov. […]

UF women’s golf team is hard at work to defend its national title

By Taylor Christensen Being crowned as the National Champions of NCAA Division II in the 2021-22 season, the UF’s women’s golf team is hopeful for another successful season. Currently, women’s golf is ranked sixth in the country, and Coach Dominic Guarnieri is looking forward to continuing the success. “We have high hopes for this year, […]

Finding the balance between academics and athletics

By Paige Falk Finding a healthy balance of the student athlete life can be difficult in college, especially when bringing traveling into the mix. The University of Findlay graduation rate of student athletes indicates a successful pattern and healthy balance between athletics and academics. Kyle Niermann Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs at UF […]

Shafer Library receives a grant to feature Ohio authors

The grant allows the library to expand its collection and give students and faculty access to more Ohioans’ writings. By Bella Angel Jenni Royce, College Librarian for Arts and Humanities, and Dr. Harley Ferris, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center, recently collaborated on a grant application for a new permanent […]

Escape to other realities through reading

Reading for pleasure can help improve mental health along with other benefits. By Kendall Westgate and Pulse Staff At the University of Findlay, Shaffer Library, the Writing Center, and the Center for Teaching Excellence came together to host Pleasure Reading Week this week, March 13-17. Director of the Writing Center at UF, Dr. Harley […]

UF Counseling Services is getting some help of its own

By Vanessa Crowe The University of Findlay is looking for another counselor to add to its staff at the Bucher Center on Frazer Street. In the fall semester of 2022, the counseling services met with UF President and the board for further resources in assisting the growing number of students seeking help, accord to […]

Thoughts with Profs: To our alumni working in the field of journalism

Column by Amy Rogan Assistant Professor and Adviser to the Pulse As I watched the coverage of the young reporter fatally shot in Florida, I can’t help but picture our recent alumni and their young faces as they headed out into the journalism world. Young journalists work hard for little pay at times, with […]

How to Avoid Mid-Semester Burnout

Stressed? Overwhelmed? You’re not alone. @ellie_janszen Mental exhaustion and burnout are common for most college students as semesters carry on and workload begins to pile on. Psychologist Amber Sylvan, Ph.D. wrote in a 2018 article that college students experience good stress and unhelpful stress. Good stress comes from pleasurable activity, such as a sport, […]

High schools students can now earn AA in General Studies at UF

By Bella Angel According to administrators, teachers, and students alike, University of Findlay’s College Credit Plus program offers numerous advantages to students in grades 7- 12 who are looking to get ahead in their higher-education journeys. But a new addition tot he program began in January. According to Rebecca Hillman, Assistant Director of College […]

Cautious and prepared

By Pulse Staff The post-incident response at Michigan State University after the active shooter incident Monday, Feb. 13 included a large effort in post-traumatic management. Jodi Firsdon, University of Findlay Director of Counseling Services, says UF has an emergency operations team that Counseling Services is a part of, that would assist in a crisis and […]

The growth of students as represented through art

University of Findlay Senior Art Show Feb. 6-17 Taylor Christensen Twitter: taychristensen1 Instagram: Taylorchristensen1 Ranging from abstract art to comic strips, the University of Findlay Senior art show is in full swing. Seniors Bryce Barto, Anthony Negron, Colton Ross, and Elaine Schaffer all have had their pieces on display from February 6-17. Anthony Negron […]