Leadership Dev.

My Year as Senior Executive Office Assistant

This year, I had the privilege of working behind the scenes in CMU's Leadership Institute through my role as an Office Assistant (sadly not the senior executive as the title says... That is just a joke). I was able to collaborate with programs, communicate the LI's mission and events to countless students, and work with… Continue reading My Year as Senior Executive Office Assistant

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Leadership Training

Find What Sparks a Light

Spark Leadership Series has been a part of my college experience since my very first semester at CMU, and I would not have had it any other way. When I first attended this program in the Fall of 2016, I had no idea how much this program would impact me. I have been a part… Continue reading Find What Sparks a Light

Leadership Dev.

There’s No Place Like Home(coming)

LAS students are required to participate in the Leadership Institute's LEAD teams as part of our protocol. These teams help coordinate certain LI events going on throughout the year. Previously, I have been on the Diversity/Inclusion/Service team as well as the Relay for Life team. This year, I decided to apply for a chair position on… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home(coming)

Leadership Training

Bill Nye the Safari Guide

The end of summer vacation regularly brings with it feelings of nostalgia; the year is halfway through, time to soak in the sun is dwindling, and a whole lot of responsibilities are just over the horizon. But there is something that always gets me through all the summertime sadness... And that something is CMU's own… Continue reading Bill Nye the Safari Guide

Leadership Education

Communication in Leadership {COM 461L}

COM 461L, also known as Communication in Leadership, was one of my final classes I had the privilege of taking with my LAS cohort. The key learning concepts were relatable to our past minor class, LDR 200L (Introduction to Leadership). I was excited for this class specifically because I felt as though my cohort would… Continue reading Communication in Leadership {COM 461L}

Leadership Training

Sparking a Love for Leadership

Last year, I participated in Spark Leadership Series, a leadership development program hosted by the CMU Leadership Institute. In Spark, I learned more about my personal leadership style and how to work with other people's varying styles. I loved growing through the program as a participant, so I made it my goal to become a… Continue reading Sparking a Love for Leadership

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