LEAD Team Reflection

This year I had the pleasure of planning and coordinating the LAS Grad Ball Ceremony.  This is immensely exciting for the Leadership Institute as a whole because it’s our chance to recognize some of our students for their amazing accomplishments over their college career.  It’s also one of the few instances every year that a…

FIRE UP CHIPS!

Last May, a good friend and fellow LASer, Kate Odykirk, urged me to come try out for the CMU Cheer Team. A little skeptical at first, I was hesitant, but I figured I’d give it a shot. After my first few attempts/failures at Co-Ed stunting, I didn’t think this was the sport for me, but…

Yes. Maybe. Or nah.

A very strange question has been brought to my mind recently, inquiring whether leadership starts with a yes or a no. After an immense amount of critical thinking, I came to the realization that leadership doesn’t start with either yes or no, but instead, starts with both yes and no. An important part of leadership…