Volunteer Work

Food is Life: Rural Poverty ASB

For my Spring Break, I was given the opportunity to travel to Jonesboro, Arkansas with a group of eleven other CMU students on my second Alternative Break. This time around, the social justice issue we focused on was Rural Poverty. My group and I served in two food pantries and one food bank throughout the… Continue reading Food is Life: Rural Poverty ASB

Leadership Education

Gary and the Battered Cow {PHL 118}

When I walked in to my first 8 am philosophy class with my LAS cohort, I was tired. I was not looking forward to doing any deep thinking when my mind was still half asleep. But then in walked Gary Fuller. After introducing himself to us, Gary began to tell us a story called "Harry… Continue reading Gary and the Battered Cow {PHL 118}

Leadership Dev.

Safari Round 2: Guide Edition

After experiencing my first year at CMU, I'd have to say that the scariest part of college was the build-up to it. But thank goodness CMU has a wonderful program called Leadership Safari that made me feel more than ready to take on college. The five-day long leadership development conference was the perfect way for… Continue reading Safari Round 2: Guide Edition

Leadership Dev. · 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 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}