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Second Time Around

After wearing the “hat” of teacher for 30+ years, to some it may seem a bit of downgrade to hear that I am a teaching assistant for a college course, but I could not be happier to enact this role.  … Continue reading

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Early Morning Lessons

How thrilled I was to learn that my presentation proposalsubmitted to the ACPA National Convention review board had been accepted!  I was glad to see the selection committee recognized that a topic on environmental design could apply to the various … Continue reading

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Theory to Practice or “Becoming a Scholar-Practitioner”

While sitting in my introductory course to student affairs,  my professor, Dr. Robert Reason, repeatedly tossed around the term scholar-practitioner reminding his students that this is the pinnacle to which we should aspire in our work.   Thus, early in … Continue reading

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Group Facilitation – “How Hard CanThis Be?”

When afforded the opportunity, I eagerly volunteered to co-advise the student leadership council of the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS).  After all, I love working with students and this opportunity would enhance my leadership skills as well. My co-adviser and … Continue reading

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