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Identity, Intersection, and Collision

by: Kathryn Kay Coquemont

India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair” is a symbolic anthem communicating that people (particularly those from the Black/African American community) are more than the social identities we use as labels. 681 more words


Gaming and Self-Care

I enjoy playing video games. I don’t play them all the time, but every few months I’ll get deep into a game and spend nearly all of my free time working through each level. 707 more words

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Building Positive Coworker Relationships in #ResLife

“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brene Brown

Building coworker relationships is not always easy, especially if you all work and live in the same place. 675 more words

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Guest Post: Yes, And... by Tyler Kalahar

It started just like any meeting between a supervisor and their charge. The meeting ended like an exercise during a “How to Brainstorm” workshop. Let’s take a look at the transcript: 721 more words

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Guest Post: Weighing In by Kristen Abell

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

It's the #acadv Little Things

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

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Motivational Interviewing and #sachat

“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

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