“Food For Thought” – A COM 461L Reflection

College tuition is never fun to think about. When I do start thinking about where my money is going, I am glad that it goes to classes like Communication in Leadership. During the Spring of 2018, I had the privilege of taking a course with Dr. Elizabeth Carlson, who is by far one of the…

Special Events LEAD Team – Reflection

For the 2017 – 2018 school year, I have the privilege of being a member of the Special Events LEAD Team, or SELT, for the Leadership Institute. Our group was responsible for developing and hosting special events for the Leadership Institute and Leader Advancement Scholars. For our Leader Advancement Scholarship, we are required to take…

Teaching Me How To Debate – A COM 267L Reflection

As a requirement for my Leader Advancement Scholarship, I took a debate class during my first semester of college, and I can honestly say that it was arguably the best! Haha! Not only did I learn many interesting facts about the history of debate, but I also learned how to properly debate an issue at…

Encouraging LAS – An LDR 100 Group Presentation Reflection

As an assignment for my leadership course this semester, we were placed into groups and given books on different leadership theories that we would later do a presentation on for the class. My group was given the book, “Encouraging The Heart: A Leaders Guide to Rewarding and Encouraging Others” by James M. Kouzes. As you…

That Time a Water Park Helped Me Build Connections

In the beginning of November, I had the privilege of going on a weekend trip to Great Wolf Lodge entitled, Connections Conference. Hosted by The Leadership Institute, the conference brought together LAS members and other students leaders on campus to discuss relevant issues in our communities with an intent to create strategies around these problems in order…

Similar, Yet Incredibly Different: Choir In College

Since the fourth grade I have been lucky enough to be involved in countless musicals, concerts, and performances that have molded me into the music loving nerd I am today. So, even though I am not majoring in music performance or theatre, it was very import to me that I get involved in the Concert Choir…

The Rule of Two: A Master and an Apprentice.

Something very important to know about me is that I love Star Wars. I love it so much, this small paragraph cannot do my passion justice. Since I was a little kid, I was always captivated by the many worlds that existed and the stories told within the film universe. One of the most intriguing…