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Voices of Three African American Women on Gender Across Generations

I recently had the opportunity to facilitate an inter-generational conversation on gender with three African American women. The overriding assumption for the dialogue was that participants would represent multi-generational viewpoints on the questions posed, exploring, in particular, commonalities and differences in opinion regarding gender across generations.I will be sharing different parts of the conversation over the coming weeks, as well as some of my takeaways. 1,515 more words

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Higher Ed - Don't Change for the Hater, Change for the Student . . .

To say society is not in love with higher education is an understatement. A recent NBC News / Wall Street Journal survey found that Americans are split on the value of a college degree and even fewer, 39% of 18-34 year olds felt that a college degree was worth the expense. 762 more words

Possible Internship Idea with RMU

On Monday, I had a phone call with one of my old professors and the Director of Student Leadership Initiatives at RMU. We chatted about how he might be able to utilize me as an intern in his department, and that he needs to stalk to some of his colleagues at the student affairs fair that is coming up. 315 more words

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Leaving after one year: Let's change the culture of student affairs

For friends and those who follow me on social media, you may have seen my exciting news: I recently accepted a new position as a Resident Director at Santa Clara University! 908 more words

Boundries in Residence Life/Student Affairs

So we are officially past the fourth of July, it’s almost August, and in the world of education, we know this means that summer is over! 963 more words

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Sensible Suggestions: Politics in the Workplace

I have recently began reviewing my notes from some of my former graduate courses and I came across a casually typed statement that inspired me. In my notes I wrote “we are an organization of people and that is political.” For context the “we” is referring to colleges and universities and their composite parts. 730 more words

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