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 →

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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 →

LEADERSHIP = “YES!”

My professor for one of my leadership courses posed this question: "Does leadership come from a 'yes' or a 'no'?" I'm not going to lie, this question tripped me up quite a bit. I wasn't sure what it meant or how to answer it. Of course, my professor instructed that we either side with "yes"... Continue Reading →

PSYCHology

I took AP Psychology my junior year of high school and fell in love with the subject. For a while I was considering pursuing a career in psychology until I stumbled upon the event management world. It was so fascinating to me how much goes on in our brains and how it affects everything around... Continue Reading →

DEBATE? debate.

Going into my Introduction to Debate class this semester I was slightly concerned with how well I would do in the class. I had never taken a public speaking class or debate class, and in the past speaking in front of others used to terrify me. Before Introduction to Debate I felt confident enough to... 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 →

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