Graduation Ball Lead Team: So Cheesecake?

As apart of LAS protocol each Leader Advancement Scholar is placed on a LEAD team for each academic year where they are required to attend meetings and assist in the¬†organization and production of a certain event. This year I was placed on Graduation Ball, where I helped in planning the senior banquet for graduating Leader…

The American Experience

In all that we do and say history is present, history is everywhere. We see it in the classroom, in the people we interact with, in the social norms of our society, and in ourselves. It is the driving factor of the decisions that we make whether we realize it or not, and it can…

The Aftermath of the D

Going to Detroit for a weekend long service trip was something I viewed as a group of college students going to help a less fortunate community. I had the idea in my head of us going and bettering the lives of others, and looking back on that now, I realize how selfish that thinking was….

Connections: Branching Out

Something we learn day in and day out as apart of the Leadership Institute on campus is the importance of networking with a variety of people. The Connections Conference our LAS Cohort was required to attend did just that in a 2 day long conference at the Great Wold Lodge Resort in Traverse City, Michigan….

Fired up for CMU, Sparked Up for Leadership!

I was granted the opportunity to attend a Spark Leadership series held right here on CMU’s campus. What is SPARK? It is a day long workshop geared towards self discovery and recognition. Here you learn to tap into your unused potential and discover what type of leader you are on campus.¬† Spark to me was…

Safari Toward Success

When people ask me how the first week here at CMU went, I have a much different answer than my friends at different universities. Here at Central Michigan University I was granted the opportunity to take part in one of the most accredited Leadership Conferences in the country, all while getting acclimated to the campus…