Monthly Archives: September 2012

Personal Interviews: The Empty Swing

“I felt like my brothers and sisters relied on me to establish this form of unification among the members of my immediate family–how could I let them down?” After having lunch with my mentor, she noticed that I wasn’t acting … Continue reading

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Serving Abroad

This past summer, I went on a Study Abroad Trip to Peru. This Study Abroad trip was for about 5 weeks, where 4 weeks of the trip consisted of not taking Spanish courses but also volunteering. This is what the … Continue reading

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A few days ago …

A few days ago I volunteered at a blood drive held by several different student organizations. Going into the event I was unaware that I would feel so accomplished after volunteering only an hour of my time, but by the … Continue reading

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Co-Sponsor Your Way to the Top

Co-Sponsoring an event or program with another organization can be challenging. However, when co-sponsorships work out the end result can be amazing. Co-Sponsorship Gone Wrong The first event I tried to plan as a co-sponsorship in college was Homecoming for … Continue reading

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Your Organization’s Meetings: Painful or Pleasant?

Have you ever been sitting in a meeting, tapping your pencil on the desk (or maybe aimlessly doodling), and thinking “When can I leave this dreadful meeting? There’s so much I’d rather do with my time.” I’m certain you probably … Continue reading

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I Am Empowered!

I feel that being able to effectively delegate is a skill that many college student leaders struggle with. Many feel that since they are elected into a certain position, that they then must complete all the tasks that are given … Continue reading

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A Marathon of Excellent Organizational Methods

For this week’s assignment, I decided to incorporate some of the research that I’m doing for RUPA in terms of our organizational structure. One of the groups that I had in mind as a hero of organization was Dance Marathon, … Continue reading

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