Airtime Perspective

It was 6:30 PM and the flight into Chicago was just starting its decent into O’Hare, where I would make my connecting flight to take me home to the final leg of my #ACPA16 trip home to Lansing. Having a window seat, I watched as the blur of Chicago began to get brighter. We gradually droppedContinue reading “Airtime Perspective”

Building You Up

Yesterday, I had the privilege of heading back to my alma mater to present to some of the SAGrads about social media and personal/professional branding. Now, I don’t really consider myself an “expert” in social media or even a leader in the #SAField. I’m still relatively new and just coming into my own as a #SAPro,Continue reading “Building You Up”

Chatting With the @ACPAPrez

As many of you know, the fabulous Kimberly White sat down with ACPA President and Master of Higher Education Administration and Doctorate of Education Program Director at New England College, Gavin Henning and had a great conversation with him on Google Hangout about his journey in Student Affairs and advice he has for graduate students andContinue reading “Chatting With the @ACPAPrez”

Ponderings

There’s something rubbing me the wrong way with the tone of our field lately. I honestly can’t put my finger on it, but my gut has an unsettling feeling. Perhaps it’s the exclusiveness of our conversations. It could conceivably be an unbalance of our understanding our field as a whole. Maybe it’s the way we treat each other on socialContinue reading “Ponderings”

Prepping for #ACPA15

Like many of my friends and colleagues across the Student Affairs and Higher Ed world, I am getting my presentation ready for #ACPA15. As a first time presenter I’m a bundle of excitement, nerves, energy and anxiety. I’m trying to read all the blogs that offer tips to conference presenters and talking to many friends and colleaguesContinue reading “Prepping for #ACPA15”