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Graduates, Stop Blaming Your School.

I skimmed over a link I found via my Facebook newsfeed earlier that was a letter an angry graduate wrote to his alma mater. Long story short  (from what I read anyways – like I said, I simply skimmed it), … Continue reading

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Job Searching is Scary.

Duh, right? I knew it would be. I told everyone, including myself, that that I was prepared to handle it. Per usual, this was much easier said than done. It’s hard not knowing where you’ll end up in a month. … Continue reading

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Lifelong learners + personal development. When does our ‘job’ end?

I’ve often heard people in student affairs refer to themselves as “lifelong learners.” Is this just another buzz-word (buzz-phase?) though? Have you really stopped to think about what this means? To me this implies that we should be constantly seeking … Continue reading

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This I Believe.

There’s a really cool international organization that is based on a program done by a radio station back in the 1950s. It asks people about the belief that guides their daily lives. Check out more here: http://thisibelieve.org/ Here’s mine. I believe … Continue reading

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Accreditation and accountability.

For my Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education course we read an article, or maybe it’s a chapter from a book, on accreditation (The Assessment Context: Accreditation, Accountability, and Performance. By J. Fredericks Volkwein). This sparked a discussion on trends … Continue reading

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Impulsive. #OneWord2012

After reading others’ #OneWord2012 posts from Twitter, I have decided to jump on the bandwagon myself. While it took me awhile to settle on a specific word, I knew right away what goal I had in mind. Since I harbor … Continue reading

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Assuming Too Much

It’s crazy how teaching others can result in teaching yourself. Throughout the semester I’ve reiterated how important it is for my students to self-reflect. Today we talked about diversity. I lead a fallout shelter activity in which groups of students … Continue reading

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