Leadership Dev.

An Open Letter To My Mentee

Dear Hannah, Hello and congratulations on getting LAS; I am so excited to see you grow here at CMU! I would just like to start off by saying how delighted and honored I already am to be your mentor. Talking to you over the Hannah's Mentor account on Twitter has been so much fun, and I can't… Continue reading An Open Letter To My Mentee

Leadership Dev. · My Thoughts, etc.

“College Has Changed You.”

Having grown up in a family with very strong values and a community of people who shared many things in common, coming to college was strange. I wasn't used to being around so many different people. The environment was something to get used to for sure, but I am so happy I experienced that change. In… Continue reading “College Has Changed You.”

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 Dev. · 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!

Leadership Dev.

Relay for Life LEAD Team

The Leader Advancement Scholarship protocol makes it mandatory that recipients join what are called "LEAD Teams." There are many different teams, each specializing in an event that the Leadership Institute puts on. My event was Relay for Life, in which the Leadership Institute created a team to fundraise for the American Cancer Society and worked a table at… Continue reading Relay for Life LEAD Team