If there is any experience here at CMU that has forced me out of my comfort zone and allowed me to grow the most, it was being the Sponsorship Coordinator for Siblings Weekend and Up All Night. After helping on the Homecoming Committee in the Fall semester, I thought it would be fun to do … More The Lost Art of Making A Good Phone Call
As a part of my Leader Advancement Scholar (LAS) protocol, I needed to join a LEAD Team, which is kind of like a sub committee within the Leadership Institute and LAS. I was a part of the Diversity, Inclsion, and Service LEAD Team my freshman year and this year, I decided to be one of … More Leading the DIS LEAD Team
Wow, do I love the Alternative Breaks program. For those who may not know, the Alternative Breaks program is run through the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center on CMU’s campus. The program strives to lead students to becoming active citizens in their community, around the country, and around the world. There are weekend breaks, weeklong … More An ABsolutely Great Experience
One of the other LAS protocol classes that I got to take this past year was COM 461L – Communication in Leadership. While I may not have learned too much new information in the class (most of the theories I learned in LRD 200), I gained the ability to use the information I had learned … More COM 461L
What a crazy two years it has been. The first thing I got involved with here at CMU was Residence Hall Assembly (RHA). A few weeks into my freshman year, I jumped right in, joining the RHA executive board as their Director of Administration (aka Secretary). I had absolutely no idea what I was getting … More Residence Hall Assembly – My Final Year
When I first heard that, as a part of LAS protocol, I would be getting a mentee, my first thought was, “I can barely take care of myself; how can I be expected to help take care of someone else?” I was nervous for other reasons too. What if they didn’t like me? What if … More How Do I Tell My Mentee To Go To Bed When I Usually Don’t?
When I first joined Residence Hall Assembly (otherwise known as RHA), I can honestly say that I had no idea what it was. Our two hall council representatives come to our Hall Council one day and said that their group was looking for people to join their executive board. I thought it sounded like a … More Residence Hall Assembly