So two days complete of NACAC Week and all is running smoothly so far ... knock on wood repeatedly. On Monday we welcomed 12 counselors to campus and today we doubled that number to 24. Everybody seems to be enjoying their visits, loving Mason Hall, and leaving with a new-found appreciate of all that Hopkins has to offer.
These past two days have been easy compared to what is on the horizon for Wednesday. Rough estimate is that we welcome over 250 counselors to campus tomorrow, while also running a college fair in the evening for highly talented local area students. It is going to be a busy day and therefore I do need to get my beauty sleep. Oh wait, it is already 1:00 a.m. and I have still have a couple of emails to send. As I said in my last post, this is going to be the busiest week of my professional career so sleep is very far down the "To Do" lists (and yes there are multiple lists). Thankfully I have downloaded a ton of "Glee" soundtrack songs from iTunes ... yes I am totally addicted and a complete GLEEK already.
As I sign off, I thought I would share a few of the random photos I took so far this week. Many more photos will be coming, especially once the conference begins on Thursday. Enjoy!
We've made the lobby of Mason Hall even more inviting than normal with some nice floral arrangements that incorporate our blue jay mascots.
To be gracious hosts, you must have a hospitality room.
And you must stock that hospitality room for beverages and treats.