Leadership Development · Volunteer Work

My First, and Definitely Not My Last, Alternative Break

These past two weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. I had to study for finals, say goodbye to all my friends at school, and prepare for a week-long trip to Immokalee, Florida with 10 other CMU students. Now, I'm finally settling into my room at home and finishing up unpacking. But I'd like to focus on that trip… Continue reading My First, and Definitely Not My Last, Alternative Break

Leadership Education

Note To Self: Don’t Use Clip Art or Comic Sans {LDR 200}

LDR 200, also known as Introduction to Leadership, was my favorite class of the week to attend in my second semester. Though a three hour class may seem grueling, it was worthwhile to spend it with my cohort while learning about one thing we all bond over: leadership. LDR 200 was structured around two key… Continue reading Note To Self: Don’t Use Clip Art or Comic Sans {LDR 200}

Leadership Education

LDR 200 Theory Application: Behavioral Approach

In my LDR 200 class, we learned about leadership theories through workshops presented by my classmates. In these workshops, my cohort and I learned not only the theories, but ways in which they are applied in real life. One workshop that I held at high importance was the behavioral approach of leadership. This theory emphasizes both… Continue reading LDR 200 Theory Application: Behavioral Approach

Leadership Development · Volunteer Work

Hey, {Lettuce} be Lunch Buddies!

When I first arrived on CMU's campus, I knew I wanted to be involved in some sort of volunteer work with elementary-aged kids. I told my RA this while we were discussing my interests one day, and that's when she introduced me to the Lunch Buddies program. She explained that it was an off-campus mentoring program where… Continue reading Hey, {Lettuce} be Lunch Buddies!