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…

Service Learning Experience

During my third year at Central Michigan University, I had two service learning experiences that I would like to talk about.  The first experience comes from when i was given the opportunity to volunteer for a music festival in Kansas City, Missouri. Over Labor Day weekend this year, I was given the opportunity to volunteer…

Such a CHEERful Year

I was very apprehensive to start my third year at Central Michigan University. Being involved with the CMU cheer team, while being a member of the Greek community, and having a difficult class schedule was a daunting thought. Before the semester started I took a look at my life and prioritized my goals. It was…

Service Learning Reflection

Leadership and service go together like ice cream and happiness; you can’t have one without the other. Since high school, I have always been someone who enjoys volunteering and completing service hours. My parents always encouraged me to do this and reminded me how important it is to give back to the community. This past…

COM(461L)e and Talk to Me

As a leader, I am constantly put into situations that require proper communication and listening skills. Whether I’m appropriately debating a topic with my peers or trying to convince people to pay money to pie me in the face for charity, communication skills are essential. For the second year in a row, I was put…

Put Yourself in Their Shoes..

There are many topics of conversation that can be controversial due to different moral beliefs and ethical backgrounds. Many people tend to avoid talking about these topics to evade confrontation and for a long time, I was the same way. I couldn’t stand having to debate people on topics like abortion and gay marriage because…

PSY 100L

The transition from high school to college is something I can confidently say many students struggle with.  New classes, living alone, strangers everywhere, it’s just stressful.  Starting this new chapter in your life is exciting but definitely something a lot of people tend to struggle with.  Luckily, I got to take two classes with forty…