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Something to be Thankful For

“Give thanks in all circumstances.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 18

As I move into another Thanksgiving week, I am taking time to look back on what I am most thankful for this year within my job. 762 more words

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Where do Women's Centers fit?

by Heather Shea Gasser

Campus-based women’s centers hold a special place in my heart. The five+ years I spent as the Director of the University of Idaho Women’s Center, as you may have read on my… 915 more words


A Letter to Our Fearless Book Club

I was involved with our office’s weekly book club for the majority of the fall semester. I joined because I love to learn about topics beyond my research interests, and I wanted to support the great events that the other folks in Engaged Programs sponsor throughout the year. 658 more words

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What We Need To Teach Digital Student Leaders

A simple series of slides giving some pointers and tips that we need to educate student leaders on as it comes to social media.  Feel free to use, share and distribute with attribution!


#UABFirst30: Navigating a New Campus

My first week as a full-time academic advisor has been nothing short of information overload, in the best way possible. Between educating myself about the 90-block cityscape that is the University of Alabama at Birmingham, understanding UAB’s culture, learning about the pre-nursing program, moving offices, and collaborating with the other advisors to draft our first year experience syllabus, my week was full. 584 more words

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"They're Going to Find Me Out": Reflecting on Impostor Syndrome

I’m going to get real with you today.

Since beginning my journey in student affairs, I have always had a small demon on my shoulder reminding me that while I have been blessed with opportunity, the verdict’s out on whether or not I’m qualified to be taking on the additional projects, roles, and leadership positions that I often do. 1,124 more words

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Using Social Media To Promote Your College/Student Events

Using social media is a great way to increase the attendance and engagement of students at your events.  When I consult with colleges and universities, event promotion is one of the top ways in which social media is used.   307 more words