#MakingAnImpact: Being More Than Just A Student Affairs Professional

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

#DoIBelongHere: Dealing With Imposter Syndrome in Higher Ed

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

What Is My Next Next?

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?

Conquering Mental Health As A SAPro

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

The Transition Begins

Hello Readers, Today completes my first week as a full-time professional. This week has been full of excitement as well as nervousness and challenges. Living in a new state, in a new city, on a new campus and working with new people can all feel pretty overwhelming especially when you’re jumping right into professional staff…… Continue reading The Transition Begins

Dealing With Difficult People In Customer Service

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