A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the students.

Ever Garrison

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Education is not filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

John Maxwell

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming

John Wooden

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This is my professional e-portfolio. Here you will find my resume, work samples, publications, and others' thoughts about me. Also, this is where I share my latest thoughts about work and life. Check out my latest blog posts below.

Invisible students: an issue brought to life for future student affairs leaders

Invisible students: an issue brought to life for future student affairs leaders
Few would argue that online learning is transforming the higher education landscape and the student experience of college students across the nation. While enrollment in...

Mental health support for invisible students: online learners

Mental health support for invisible students: online learners
The number of students entering college with, or experiencing, mental health issues during college is increasing. Research shows that graduate students (the population I primarily...

Don’t forget the graduate students!

Don’t forget the graduate students!
As a leader of a student affairs unit, I was excited to read that graduate student advising took center stage at the American Historical Association...

Exciting next step! Following my why…

Exciting next step! Following my why…
I’m very excited to share my next adventure.  Beginning tomorrow, I will be the Student Experience Specialist for Noodle Partners.  Noodle Partners is an organization that...

Creating a career vision board…

Creating a career vision board…
The irony here is that in higher education, we need to prepare students for jobs that are not yet created. Yet, as leaders ourselves, we are programmed to think in predetermined boxes that are scripted into the norms and structures of organizations.
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