Mentor Reflection

In my first year as a college student comes to an end, I am starting to look back at how blessed I truly was this year at CMU. I was blessed with the perfect mentor who truly became my ‘mentor of the year.’ If I hadn’t had Liz Colvin as my mentor, I don’t think it would be as easy for me to be excited to have my own mentee as I am. I am nervous to mess up but if you’re not nervous for something then your heart isn’t in it, and let me tell you this, my heart is in it entirely for my mentee. Continue reading

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DIS Lead team

Diversity. Inclusion. Service. Some may see these three words as the foundation of Leadership, but in my eyes it was only the foundation of my Lead team within Central Michigan University’s Leadership Institute. The Diversity, Inclusion, and Service (DIS) Lead team was something that as a Leader Advancement Scholar, I was required to participate in. Continue reading

Pre-Service Trip

When you think of Michigan what places do you think of in a positive way? Mackinac, Frankenmuth, South Haven, maybe the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes? All of these places are places that you automatically think of when you think of the mitten state. For once, I wish people would see the beauty in the city of Detroit that I see daily. Continue reading

The Power of Emotional Intelligence

In LDR 100 we were required to generate a presentation on a book that we were assigned, with a group that we were placed in. I was blessed with a great group that worked really well together- Myself, Ellen Wegener, Jazmin Wright-Zornes, Markus Cuevas, Blake Kwiecinski, Emily Oltman, Megan Bird, and Abby Kroczaleski. Continue reading

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 memories. Continue reading