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10 Things I Learned My Freshman Year of College

With a few months of confusion, exasperation, revelation, and learning – I find myself at the end of the first year of college. I’ve learned I’m not smooth and buoyant in transitions. 636 more words

Freshman Year

Creating Value

Institutions of higher education, whether universities, colleges, or smaller technical institutes, are truly complex organizations; they have an array of components that must work together, ideally synchronous to one another, in order to properly function. 252 more words

Higher Education

Students vs. neoliberals

via Students vs. neoliberals: The unreported conflict at the heart of our campus culture wars – Salon.com

Aviva Chomsky’s interesting analysis of  recent trends in campus radicalism puts the story in the context of economic realities faced by the “neoliberal university”: 562 more words

Politics

On Collaboration

I’ve worked in a variety of settings since graduating from college (Wahoowa! But also *please* bring a full-time victim advocate to campus!):  food service, corporate law, a private sector publishing start-up, clinics, homeless shelters, and now a college campus. 301 more words

Higher Ed

Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 6)

I saved this one for second to last since I am on the presenting team for Safe Space training at UNF.  I identify as a straight ally. 499 more words

Personal

Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 5)

Gender is something that I am consciously aware of on a daily basis.  Not from the perspective of my own gender, but how my gender affects my interactions with others. 722 more words

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