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

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Leadership Dev.

Here’s to You, Miss Robinson

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

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 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

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 Education

Bonding and Bon Fires

As an incoming freshman at Central Michigan University, I was lucky enough to gain a mentor through the Leader Advancement Scholarship (LAS). In LAS, every sophomore scholarship recipient chooses one freshman to help through all the stresses and tribulations that come with the first year of college. I was chosen by the amazing Kylie Zellner, one of… Continue reading Bonding and Bon Fires