PROGRAM BOARD PT. 2

Last year as a freshman I got involved with this organization early on and fell in love with it. Read last year's blog here. I grew very close to the executive board and members so quickly I really felt like I found my place on campus. In my first year I volunteered at several events... Continue Reading →

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AREP

As a sophomore this was my second year being a part of the Association of Recreation and Event Professionals (AREP). This organization was developed for students majoring in Recreation and Event Management and was designed to provide its members the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the recreation and event management industry. These past two years... Continue Reading →

COMMUNICATING AS LEADERS

Another requirement for the Leader Advancement Scholar and Leadership minor is COM 461L Communication in Leadership. Similar to LDR 200 this course was about theories and concepts centered around how leaders communicate to become more effective. I felt this course was the most beneficial so far in my Leadership minor coursework and LAS protocol. Walking away... Continue Reading →

SOC 221 REFLECTION

Another requirement for my Leader Advancement Scholarship and Leadership minor is SOC 221 Social Problems. I've taken a couple sociology courses in the past and have thoroughly enjoyed them, so I was really looking forward to diving into this class. The professor of the course had a few learning outcomes she wanted us to gain... Continue Reading →

KIDS HOPE

Every December the Mt. Pleasant Community Church hosts a Christmas party for local children. As part of the church's outreach to the community, they partner with a ministry called Kids Hope USA that was created to help support children in the public schools. Following interview and training, mentors are partnered with one child and together they... Continue Reading →

HDF 110 REFLECTION

Another requirement for my Leader Advancement Scholarship and Leadership minor is HDF 110 Oppression: Roots and Impact. This class was meant to examine the roots and impact of different forms of oppression within a social context. This topic has been fairly new to me ever since I started college. I believe that CMU does a great job... Continue Reading →

I’M A MENTOR?

Wow. Is it really my turn to be a mentor?? In LAS, we value relationships. We know that it’s essential to have strong connections with one another to learn and grow as young individuals, especially when you’re a freshman like me. Every year, the current freshman LAS cohort gets to take one (or more –... Continue Reading →

PROGRAM BOARD

I first heard about Program Board from a mentor who shared the same major as me. My question was, "What organizations on campus involve event planning?" I was at Program Board's meeting the next week. I grew so close to the Executive Board and members so quickly I really felt like I found my place on... Continue Reading →

LAS-in-the-D

Wow! LAS-in-the-D was such a successful trip jam-packed with so many new memories and learning outcomes. Detroit felt and looked so different than I expected (haven't been to the city in almost 2 years) and we, LAS, truly had a blast. Planned for the trip was a visit with the students at Jalen Rose Leadership... Continue Reading →

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