Just returned home from a long and emotional day at work. A day in which I gave energy - and all my energy - to others. I was willing to do this for my students, colleagues, and friends. I am working through the paralyzing feeling of panic, fear, and disgust. I am trying to work … Continue reading I love you, fiercely.
As a recent Ph.D. graduate and new faculty member at Iowa State University, I find many new prospective Ph.D.s asking me several questions and for advice on going through the same process and path to the Ph.D. in Higher Education. In fact, I could have had free coffee everyday for a month if I had … Continue reading My Two Cents: The Ph.D. path in Higher Education Administration
I wanted to archive and share a post that really resonates with my professional identity. It is with great honor that I was able to post for the The Student Affairs Collective and the #SAsurvives initiative a couple weeks ago. Hopefully my voice to empower others. Here is a link http://studentaffairscollective.org/sasurvives-silence-gives-sexual-assault-power/
It is my favorite time of year. In the past couple weeks, I have former students pop their heads in my door, email me to meet up for coffee or lunch, and random hugs as I walk across campus. It is a time of reflection, new beginnings, and celebrations. It also is a time called … Continue reading The Red Zone: Sexual Assault and the College Campus
Throughout my life, I have been blessed and cursed with the "I want to learn everything and do everything I can" attitude. Maybe it's the counselor in me. Maybe it's the adult child in me. Maybe it's the perfectionist, control freak in me. Or just maybe, it's the higher education professional in me that wants … Continue reading Self-care in Higher Ed