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What I learned from dancing with the stars... by being the "star"

Recently I partook in a tradition on-campus. Dancing with the VU Stars or DVUS. This event is planned by the competitive ballroom dancing team, yes-we have a competitive ballroom team. 669 more words


Middle of Somewhere: 5 Ways to Stay Connected as a Middle Manager

We’ve all heard the adage, “The higher up you climb, the less student interaction you get.” I remember hearing this for the first time in grad school during a seminar my program hosted. 1,151 more words

RA Interviews Meet Speed Dating

I’ve been asked by a number of individuals each year to share how we orchestrate our Resident Assistant (RA) interview process. I may add pictures after our process next week, but thought this was a more efficient way to share what we do. 903 more words


Stop Using These 3 Apologies

The ability to take ownership, be forthright and apologize when you make a mistake is important and necessary in our work. After all, those of us working in higher education do generalist work in a field with constant change due to emerging technology, new legislation, and new students each year. 498 more words


A book for #SAgrad students.... but first, a blog!

Are you a graduate student in the field of Higher Education, or are you thinking of becoming one?

Do you have an assistantship on campus? 773 more words