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The Trouble with Twitter

Disclaimer: This will not be one of those posts that tells you how I think you should use Twitter or what to tweet. Rather, it is a reflection of my own experience and professional development via Twitter. 680 more words

Student Affairs

On the topic of recognition

I’ve spent the better part of the semester working with an incredible team of students to plan the annual Emerson Recognition and Achievement (ERA) Awards. It’s what you would expect for a college leadership banquet. 365 more words

Student Affairs

How Do We Handle a Student Death?

Last week, we had a student unexpectedly pass away in a car accident. We found out around midnight on Wednesday via email, and by 8am Thursday, I had 4 emails, 3 missed calls, and 2 voicemails about the incident. 726 more words

Proud to be Valpo

Today is #ValpoDay. It’s a new tradition that my alma mater, Valparaiso University, has started. It’s a day of giving, a day of remembrance. It’s a day of celebration. 423 more words


Lets Talk Language.

Today I was going to write about the Gender Identity Development Model in my College Student Development text book but after realizing more than half my draft was about the language the chapter used and now… 1,143 more words

Higher Ed

The Post-Conference Reflection

Today is the first day I’ve been in my office since March 10. In going to TPE to search for jobs, NASPA to network and learn, then almost immediately turn around and go to an on campus interview, it’s been a long 17 days, my friends! 694 more words

“In the name of ‘Student Development,’ I pray…”

“Dissonance is learning.” This was said to me by a mentor last year and has stuck with me ever since. I believe this. I experience this. 831 more words