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 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….

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…

How Tennis Shaped My Success

Transitioning from Junior High to High School was a very scary thought when I was fourteen. Growing up going to a private elementary school and then being thrown into the Public Junior High School was a tough move, and the thought of joining the High School had me on edge. Tennis helped get me through…

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…

A Leap of Faith

Coming to CMU had me completely on edge; leaving my family, friends and loyal pup behind to make a life for myself at college was a daunting task that I faced, and my first three weeks didn’t come easy. I didn’t know if I had been suffiently¬†prepared for success in the classroom, socially, or honestly…