Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

[inspired by HDF 110: Roots of Oppression with Cheryl Geisthardt]   In this course we discussed many topics including Racism, Contemporary Issues: Hate in America, Wealth, Race, and Health, Poverty/Environmental Injustice, Poverty and Distribution of Wealth, Education in the U.S., Gender Socialization, Sexual Orientation, Gender Oppression, Oppression and the LGBTQ Community, Religion, Disabilities, Denial/Resistance, and … More Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

Moments of Leadership

[inspired by course COM 461 L Communication in Leadership // prof. Elizabeth Carlson] Communication and leadership. How are they connected? When do you use them? How do you use them? These are just a few questions that were bounced around during the introductory days of this course. Now we are in the depths of the nitty … More Moments of Leadership

Eagle Village – the land of obstacles and opportunities

Her name is Emily Baier. * She is my quirky comrade. Who also doubles as my merry mentee. We had the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a weekend together (9/12/15-9/13/15) with the rest of the Leader Advancement Scholars from the sophomore and freshman class from Central Michigan University. We packed our bags and headed north, to … More Eagle Village – the land of obstacles and opportunities

A Day of Competition (wrapped tightly into one post)

February 28th, 2015. A big day in Central Michigan University (CMU) and Leadership Institute (LI) history. It was Competition Day for the incoming freshman class for the Leader Advancement Scholar (LAS) recipients of 2015. Central Michigan University has the best college Leadership program in the country and I think it is time that we start giving … More A Day of Competition (wrapped tightly into one post)