{Communication in Leadership}

I am starting a bit of a trend here with these class reflections, so I apologize for that. However, I am so excited to share with you all my experiences that I have been able to grow and learn from throughout my time as a student in my Communication and Leadership class with my cohort…

{SOC 221 Reflection}

Throughout my time here at CMU, I have endless opportunities to educate myself on issues going on in the world. Specific to the Leadership Institute here on campus, being involved in programs like LAS has led me to take the course SOC 221, which is titled social problems. This class has introduced me to a new…

{PHL 118 Reflection}

For my Leadership Advancement Scholarship we are required to take a variety of courses that push us to graduate as comprehensive, well-rounded leaders- one of them being a philosophy class focusing on moral problems. As majority of my cohort took this class together in the fall, I ended up taking it in the spring due…

{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 to know…

{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…

{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…

{I’m A Leader In A Bottle}

Throughout our lives we come across some people that have certain impacts on our lives. Some of those impacts are positive, whereas others may come across negative. Growing up as a kid, Robin Williams had an overwhelming positive impact on my life in which I carry with me as a young adult today. Although Robin…

{Choosing Civility}

This semester for my Leadership course, our class was assigned a book pertaining to leadership styles in the real world. My group was given the book Choosing Civility by P.M. Forni. With these books we were asked to read, reflect ad present to the class what ways these leadership styles had effected us, as well…

{PSY 100L Reflection}

Similarly to my Debate course, my LAS cohort was required to take Psychology this semester. Going into this class I was a bit worried that the material would be a lot to take on and would be particularly difficult. Through many  Although it was nice to take yet another class with my cohort, I struggled…

{COM 267L Reflection}

During my first semester here at CMU, my scholarship and minor required me to take a debate course. Luckily I had the opportunity to have half of my LAS cohort in join me at 9:30 every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Learning the history of argumentation and debate was never really something that I ever thought…