Half Way There

Transformational is the best way to describe my sophomore year. I did a lot of self-reflection and experienced a tremendous amount of growth. For me, the most difficult part about going away to school has been maintaining my mental health. This is something I don't talk about much because I sometimes feel embarrassed to share … Continue reading Half Way There


LAS in the D LEAD Team

To maintain the Leadership Advancement Scholarship (LAS) at Central Michigan University, every individual must serve on a LEAD team sponsored by the Leadership Institute each year during their undergraduate education. This year I was selected as a member of the LAS in the D service project LEAD team. LAS in the D is a service … Continue reading LAS in the D LEAD Team

Communication in Leadership (COM 461L)

During my entire first year of college, I thought I was going to major in something related to communications. Even though I excelled in the classes I was taking, I never felt moved by the information being presented to me. I needed something with more substance, which is why my major is now dietetics. However, … Continue reading Communication in Leadership (COM 461L)

Dear Kait,

Almost one year ago, I was going through the process of selecting you as my mentee. I knew nothing about you, but could tell (from stalking all of your social media accounts) that you and I would get along pretty well. You seemed to be a genuine, down-to-earth, family oriented person, which were all things … Continue reading Dear Kait,

Social Problems (SOC 221)

I have always had a strong interest in learning about social problems and listening to varying perspectives others might have on those issues. This past semester I was enrolled in the class "Social Problems", and it was one I the greatest decisions I could have chosen for myself. This particular class was a requirement for … Continue reading Social Problems (SOC 221)