If you took the sum total of a college student's week - all 168 hours of it - and deducted all the hours spent on studying, attending classes, sleeping, eating, working and other personal activities, you would have left roughly 50 hours of unscheduled time.
Fifty hours. That is the number that shapes Patricia Rissmeyer's work at Emmanuel College.
As Emmanuel's Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Rissmeyer knows from experience that how students make use of that time will largely determine their success as undergraduates and throughout their lives after college. The process of engagement for incoming freshmen actually begins before they officially arrive in the fall and continues throughout their four-year career on campus. Read more.