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.
Currently, I am co-leading a study abroad in Stockholm, Sweden for the month of May. I am a faculty member in the leadership studies program at Iowa State University. We teach global leadership and offer students to enroll in 2 courses over a month period: LD ST 370: Global Leadership and LD ST 333 Women … Continue reading Lessons from Faculty: Global Leadership Abroad in Stockholm, Sweden
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
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