Year 2 is Almost Through

A lot has been happening as I finish up my second year here at CMU, so I figured it was time to make a little life update. First and foremost, I am so excited to announce that I have accepted a Marketing Internship with the Cadillac Area Visitor’s Bureau. Here I will be able to…

Got a Mentee – Gained a Friend ​

Being a mentor was something I was highly anticipating when entering college as a Leader Advancement Scholar. I could not wait to add on to my incredible family tree and help someone get acclimated to the program, and Central as a whole, just as my mentor Jenna did. The mentor-mentee process, for some, is highly…

Connecting the Dots on Campus Leadership

Each year the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute puts on the annual Connections Conference, an off-campus leadership development weekend where student leaders travel to Traverse City, Michigan. This weekend serves as an opportunity for students to network with individuals from other student organizations where they can exchange different leadership strategies they have implemented and brainstorm ideas…

Lions, Tigers, & Alligators? Alternative Break Addition

Over Christmas break this year I had the opportunity to participate in one of Central Michigan’s Alternative Breaks. The Alternative Break Program gives students the opportunity to develop into lifelong active citizens in local, national, and global communities through a variety of direct-service experiences on different social justice issues. How It Works How the Alternative Break program works is you…

Well Freshman Year… That’s a Wrap!

When they tell you that time goes by fast in college, I can assure you they are not kidding! I came in with expectations of how my first year would go, and although it didn’t turn out how I had planned, I wouldn’t trade these past 9 months for the world. If I met now…

Detroit Bound: Expect the Unexpected

When asked what came to mind when I heard the term ‘Servant Leadership’ immediately I thought of giving up part of one’s self to help grow and assist others. Growing up I have been exposed to a variety of experiences where I was put in a Servant Leader role, and each time my perspective on…

Greek Life Changed My Life

Go Greek! If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times; “It’ll be the best decision you’ll ever make!” The day I stepped foot onto CMU’s campus, I knew I had to see what all the rave was about. Little did I know that filling out the registration and paying my $60.00 entry…