Hello Readers, As I am completing my fourth month as a new professional / graduate student, I can’t help but think about what else I can do to impact the community that is Western Kentucky University (WKU). Growing up, I felt that the purpose in life was to get a job and work, however, recently…… Continue reading #MakingAnImpact: Being More Than Just A Student Affairs Professional
Hello Readers, It has definitely been a culture shock these past few months being in a different city, and larger university as well as moving into the role of graduate student, supervisor and advisor. For years, I have often struggled with feeling like an imposter or feeling like I am not good enough. Although people…… Continue reading #DoIBelongHere: Dealing With Imposter Syndrome in Higher Ed
Hello Readers! Lately I have been involved in a mentoring program at WKU where I have been asked the following questions: “What is your next next?” “What are you doing to prepare yourself for more than just now?” For about two weeks now, I have really been thinking about this and to be honest, I’m…… Continue reading What Is My Next Next?
Hello Readers, During my collegiate experience, I knew I wanted to be part of something that was much more than myself. As a college student, one of the best ways to do this is to join a Greek affiliated organization. As a black student, I was expected to join an organization within the National Pan-Hellenic…… Continue reading Being A POC in IFC
Hello Readers, A friend of mine is doing a podcast talking about mental health and so I wanted to take the time to give my two cents about mental health and working in student affairs. As a young professional today, I look back at my past and think about everything that I have had to…… Continue reading Conquering Mental Health As A SAPro
Hello Readers! For the past few months, I have been working a customer service job as a front desk associate. Having worked in customer service most of my life, I feel that I have learned how to handle working with a variety of people from a variety of backgrounds and have had a variety of…… Continue reading Dealing With Difficult People In Customer Service
Greetings Readers! (Note: This is based on my opinion and personal experiences.) Today, I wanted to discuss (write) a little bit about the importance of a support system in life. This support system could be your family, your academic advisor, your coach if you play a sport, fraternity brothers, sorority sisters, friends, professors, God and…… Continue reading Your Support System