YEAR IN REVIEW | ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

It can't be true... I'm already done with my first year of college?? Remember my very first blog I said that "I was beyond nervous to start this new adventure but I felt somewhat ready and excited."? I can remember my first week here at CMU like it was yesterday. Never knowing what to expect but... 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 →

SPECIAL EVENTS LEAD TEAM

A part of my protocol for LAS is to be active on a LEAD team and since I'm pretty fond of coordinating events I chose to join the Special Events/Social LEAD Team. I had a lot of excitement for this team because our main purpose/goal was to provide unique and interesting opportunities for LAS cohorts and... Continue Reading →

TED TALK | SIMON SINEK

Simon Sinek began his investigation of how leaders inspire action by exploring what makes leaders stand out. He examined the way they think, act, and communicate and came to the conclusion that effective leaders start with "why". Sinek's quote, "People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it," explains how great leaders... Continue Reading →

Making CONNECTIONS

What a refreshing and beneficial weekend at Great Wolf Lodge with CMU's Leadership Institute! Connections Conference was all about building networks and making connections with others who share the same vision and desire to make the world a better place through leadership. The weekend was filled with insightful speakers, collaborative workshops, interactive sessions, and socials. I... Continue Reading →

SPARK LEADERSHIP

Going into Spark Leadership I had no idea what to expect. I didn't know much about the program except for the fact that it was required for my scholarship. I thought it was going to be like every other leadership training where we get split up into groups and go through a series of team... Continue Reading →

LEADERSHIP SAFARI

Prior to participating in Leadership Safari I heard nothing but good things about it. CMU students who participated in the past shared their personal stories of how it helped them start their first year of college, and not only that but they couldn't tell me enough of how much fun they had and how they even... Continue Reading →

2016 LAS RETREAT

A couple weekends ago I had the amazing opportunity to pack up and head out to Eagle Village in Hersey, Michigan along with my cohort and our mentors. I was so excited to spend the weekend getting to know my mentor and peers better and couldn't wait to see what fun activities were planned. After... Continue Reading →

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