Becoming a mentor was what I looked forward to all last year. When we picked our mentees last spring, I was ecstatic. I made an elaborate video to reveal myself to John as his mentor and then went to his high school to surprise him and take him out to coffee and lunch. When summer began, … Continue reading Being A Mentor
COM 467 is another class that I took for my leadership minor. COM was a class that I soon learned to look forward to. Professor Carlson had everyone's name memorized by the end of the first class which made me realize that this was going to be a very interactive class. If the name wasn't obvious … Continue reading COM 467L: Communication in Leadership
For the Leadership Advancement Scholarship, everyone serves on a LEAD team that is run by upperclassman LAS students. This is my second year serving on the Competition Day LEAD team. Being part of comp day for LAS is such an exhilarating experience. So many high school seniors show up that day full of energy and excitement to … Continue reading Hello! Welcome to Comp Day!
Woah, it's the end of my freshmen year. Woah, I just got a mentee. As I have discussed before, through LAS I received a mentor, Derek. But now it is my turn to get an incoming freshmen as my mentee. Everyone says that the mentor/mentee relationship is different for everyone and that is true but … Continue reading I’m a mentor??
A key component to LAS is our LEAD teams. We have a LEAD team for most of the events that the Leadership Institute puts on. The teams are run buy LAS students. This year I was originally put on the special events team but because of conflict of meeting times, I was moved to the … Continue reading LEADTeam: Comp Day
On Friday, February 10th, my LAS cohort and a group of volunteers boarded a bus and left Mt. Pleasant headed for Detroit. After a long bus ride, and a good nap for me, we arrived at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. Walking into Jalen Rose, I was a little nervous. As I explained in my pre … Continue reading LAS took the D
For our LDR 100 class, we had to read a leadership book and make a presentation for our class. My group has the book Start With Why by Simon Sinek. What we took away from the book was as the title would suggest, before you do something, figure out why you want to do it. One … Continue reading Start With Why
Spark Leadership conference is day long opportunity for individuals to develop their leadership skills. I was fortunate enough to attend the fall session of Spark this year. While attending Spark, I was put into a group of about 10 other students and an upperclassmen facilitator. The day started like any other conference we go to, … Continue reading Spark Leadership Conference 2016
"Leadership Safari is far none the number one college student leadership conference in the country." Leadership Safari is a week long program designed for incoming freshmen and transfer students. They allow the participants to move into Central a week early to help transition into college and develop leadership skills that will help them throughout their college … Continue reading 2016 LEADERSHIP SAFARI
As a part of the Leader advancement scholarship, every freshmen receives a mentor. I was fortunate enough to be chose by Derek Sturvist. Derek revealed that he was my mentor in early May. We talked about meeting up over the summer since we both lived in Northern Michigan but we never worked it out and … Continue reading 2016 MENTOR/MENTEE RETREAT