{MDA Summer Camp}

Have you ever been to a place that brings you so much joy, you find it hard to believe it’s real? You know, the feeling you get when you open the gift you wanted the most under the Christmas tree? Or the feeling you get when someone tells you they’re proud of you? This is…

{Community Health}

So far this summer has been great! I have had so many opportunities recently that have opened so many doors. One of which being volunteering for one of CMU’s alternative summer breaks focusing on community health! The week following finals, 11 students and myself traveled via mini van to Atlanta, Georgia to volunteer for three…

{Letter To Lauryn}

Dear Lauryn, Hi love! If you are reading this it means that you have just discovered who I am and that I am your mentor for LAS! I am so excited to get to know you and spend more time with you come fall semester and I wish nothing but the best of luck to…

{Loving You From A Far}

As my freshmen year comes to a bitter sweet ending, I have taken a lot of time to look back and reflect on the parts that changed me the most. With a busy year of major-changing, study-cramming, and passion-digging, being in a long distance relationship has changed me in ways I never deemed possible. I…

{My Personal Leadership Philosophy}

Throughout the last few years, I have learned many new things about the art of leadership. I can conclude a philosophy based off of experiences, trainings, and educational courses that I have been through in my life. I believe that the difference between a good leader and a great one is the ability ti know…

{Being a part of CMUDT}

I started dancing at age two. Throughout my life it has always been such a huge part of the women I have grown into today. From various types of coaches, teams, and achievements, I have experienced so many head strong, talented, and beautiful dancers throughout my life. After spending the last decade of my life…

{ǝʌıʇɔǝdsɹǝd}

Meeting with my LAS cohort every Wednesday for 3 joyous hours to study leadership is honestly one of the highlights of my week. As much as I thought I would have a negative attitude towards it since I have a hard time focusing in the evenings past a certain point, I have been able to…

{Leaders of Today Learning About Leaders of Yesterday}

Being a part of CMU’s Leadership Advancement Scholarship, we are given the opportunity to take an American History course with a focus on leadership. That being said, HST 100L writing intensive has exposed my class and I to the history of our country, and what movements and leaders it took to become the land of…

{Academy of Leaders}

Recently, my Leader Advancement Scholars have traveled to the heart of Detroit, Michigan where they were given the opportunity to interact with the students of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. As I was unable to attend this trip, I have decided to really look into what this place and trip is all about. After doing some…

{Pen Pal!}

This year I have made many New Years resolutions including staying in touch with my family even though I don’t get to see them as much anymore now that I am at school. It is so hard to be away from family in college for so long, especially since my entire family lives in Ohio….

{Discovering Your “Why”}

In Simon Sinek’s TED talk that we watched in my leadership class last week, he discusses the topic of the Apple company taking such lead in their field over other companies. He talks about how they do this through using a “Why” statement. This Why statement is something that has lead Apple to become one…

{A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes}

As some of you may know, I kind of have the greatest job in the world. I am currently employed at The Enchanted Princess Ball, a traveling professional performing arts company with copyrights from Disney. Throughout these shows us performers are able to dress up as each Disney princess and perform a skit, song, or…