UNIVERSITY LIBRARY COMMITTEE

As part of my Leader Advancement Scholarship requirements, I served on one of the university committees for the 2018-2019 academic year. CMU's Academic Senate is the university’s primary policy-making body for a wide range of issues involving academic life at CMU. Much of the work of the senate takes place through an elaborate network of... Continue Reading →

SIBLINGS WEEKEND

Similar to Up All Night, CMU also has a tradition called Siblings Weekend where students are encouraged to bring their siblings for a weekend in the spring and enjoy all kinds of entertainment and fun spread all throughout campus. This event is so unique because it brings a younger population to the college environment while... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

HOB NOBBLE GOBBLE

I know. Weird name right? Hob Nobble Gobble is one of Detroit, MI's finest black-tie events. It's a tradition every fall for The Parade Company and Ford to host this event as America's Thanksgiving Parade premier fundraiser. The holiday event is tailored to families with LOTS of fun entertainment throughout the night. Carnival rides and games, dancing... 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 →

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 →

Pre LAS-in-the-D

This Friday, February 10th, 2017 I will be going on a service trip to Detroit, MI with my LAS cohort. I've heard great things about the LAS in the D trip and how it is one of the Leadership Institute's favorite tradition. I have been anticipating this trip all year long but I wasn't aware of... Continue Reading →

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