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You Matter: Processing the Michael Brown Decision as an Educator

The night of Monday, November 24th, 2014 night was my moment. Not my moment for attention or praise. Not my moment to remove the significance of this event from others and place it on myself. 701 more words

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ACPA member-friends: Vote for me, please! It's election time.

Hello friends and supporters! I’m running for a position on the Governing Board of ACPA-College Student Educators International. The Director of Membership Development works to retain and recruit members and advance ACPA’s services and professional development efforts for members. 1,300 more words

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What did i agree to?

In his book, “The Four Agreements”, Don Miguel Ruiz says:

“Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because
of themselves.”

Not sure what planet Mr.

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Mike and Me: Giving Thanks (In The Shadow of Ferguson)

This post would have been a far different project had the events in Ferguson, MO on Monday night not taken place. My original intent was to come here and talk more generally about Thanksgiving, being grateful and teaching our students about gratitude in an age of entitlement, but to be honest at the moment that’s not where my head is at. 2,147 more words

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First Grad App Spotlight: Miami University SAHE

It’s been a while since I last posted a blog. A lot has been going on with work, life and a new Pokemon game. This past weekend, I finally submitted my first grad school application of the year. 943 more words

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The Ferguson grand jury verdict was made public last night.  Like many others, I am having many reactions to this event and am unhappy with the lack of indictment.   301 more words

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When we lose a student

Tonight we had a celebration of life service for a first year student who was in an accident four weeks ago.  As a member of our programming board, I was asked to speak on behalf of staff and faculty. 1,036 more words

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