Branching Out and Building Connections

At Central Michigan University, there are so many different scholarships, residential colleges, organizations and programs that students have the opportunity to get involved in. However, I will say that the Leadership Institute is particularly my favorite. I may have biased views since I am a Leader Advancement Scholarship recipient but nevertheless, the LI at Central [...]

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Leadership Through The Eyes of Disney

Many people don't understand the power of Disney and the impact it can have on someone, but Tim Popma and Steely Pegg definitely understood. "Leadership is not a position, it's a process" I feel like I can't do their lesson justice, as it was my favorite session that I attended, it really opened my mind [...]

That’s DEBATEable

Being a Leader Advancement Scholar at Central Michigan University, I am required to take a few classes in order to receive my scholarship. COM 267L also known as Introduction to Debate, was one of those courses. Throughout the duration of this course, I participated in three debates with three wonderful people- Nicole Gerhauser, Abbey Claes [...]

PSYCH College Isn’t too Hard

One of the classes that I had to take for the Leader Advancement Scholarship was Introduction to Psychology. I took this course during the fall semester of my first year at Central Michigan University.This course period was strictly for the freshman LAS cohort, and let me tell you, it was an adventure this year. For [...]

SPARK Leadership

As a student at Central Michigan University and an involved student in the Leadership Institute on campus, I had the opportunity to SPARK change with 100 CMU student leaders during the SPARK leadership experience. After spending 6 hours filled with motivation, inspiration, ice breakers and challenge courses I can successfully say that I learned so [...]

Mentor/Mentee Eagle Village Retreat 2016

People always say that if it is meant to be, it will be right? Well I guess Liz and I were just "mentee" be! Just when I thought college was beginning, I was sent out on an adventure in the wilderness with 100 student leaders, mentors and mentees looking to build friendships and make extraordinary [...]

To the person whose story wasn’t over yet;

Suicide. Not a fun or pleasurable concept to think about. To realize that so many people consider, attempt and take their own lives every single day. That someone feels sad and alone, more than they feel happy and loved. That maybe the world would be better without them in it. They truly believe that their lives [...]