For my third Alternative Break at CMU, I decided to take a leap of faith and apply to be a site leader. I submitted my application, interviewed, and was offered the position last Spring. After accepting my spot, I was both so excited and so nervous to begin. This past fall, all site leaders went… Continue reading Leaders Grow Here: ASB 2019
For my Communication Sciences and Disorders major, my cohort members and I were required to take CSD 417SL, Adult Communication Disorders: Service Learning. Through this class, we learned all about the etiologies, symptoms, and treatments for those who have communication disorders. Along with our curriculum, we went to the Laurel's Sensory Group to supplement our… Continue reading Service Learning at the Laurels
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
Right around this time last year, my LAS cohort and I were given the task of choosing students from the incoming freshman class to mentor. This was pretty ironic considering I was a bit of a mess for the majority of my freshman year, but I was so eager to show someone the ropes of… Continue reading Here’s to You, Miss Robinson
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
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.”
In an earlier blog post, I explained how I completed a group project on Simon Sinek's book, Start With Why. The key takeaway from the book is the idea of the Golden Circle as a basis of leadership. If you need a refresher, I recommend you read the post here. If you don't want to read it (don't… Continue reading Why Do I Do What I Do?