I’ve been reading quite a bit lately, and I wanted to reach out to some of my colleagues to reflect on books that have inspired them. 1,138 more words
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I firmly believe that the smallest things can make the biggest impact on our students, particularly those who are at-risk. I wanted to take a little bit of time to share some of the practices that I have put in place since I’ve started advising my current population in the hopes that other advisors and student affairs professionals might be interested in implementing similar practices. 543 more words
“Motivational interviewing is a collaboration conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change” (Miller & Rollnick, 2013, p. 12).
Now that the summer semester is in full swing and grades have posted from the spring, I’m able to get involved in more professional development to sharpen my helping and advising skills while continuing to add to my toolbox. 795 more words
I talk a lot about Undeclared students in this space, because they are my current frame of reference. One thing I’ve learned about “exploration,” though, is that students of all majors, backgrounds, and academic goals are always exploring. 733 more words
2016 is half over and I am stunned that the year is going by so quickly.
This year so far has been somewhat transformative for me and I’d like to share some of the things that I have learned. 445 more words