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
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
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.”
Detroit is a place I've traveled to quite often throughout my life. From ice-skating at Campus Martius, adventuring at the DIA, going to Tigers games, and running 5k's in Corktown and Belle Isle, living 40 minutes away from the city has allowed me to gain an appreciation for Detroit that most Americans don't possess. Granted, this also means… Continue reading Down to Detroit We Go!
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?
Ellen DeGeneres can easily be considered an American Icon, but what for? Is it her hilarious personality, her ability to transform her voice into that of a fish, or her ability to make anyone feel comfortable enough to dance on national television? As wonderful as those aspects are, I believe Ellen has so much depth to… Continue reading The Ellen Blog