What We Need To Teach Digital Student Leaders

A simple series of slides giving some pointers and tips that we need to educate student leaders on as it comes to social media.  Feel free to use, share and distribute with attribution!

Presenting at the LEAD365 2015 Conference Today…

I’m grateful to be joining the faculty of the LEAD365 Conference today to present to some exception student leaders and leadership educators.  Designed for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals, Lead365 is committed to preparing collegiate leaders to effectively serve, producing individuals well-equipped for the work force, and inspiring service to humanity. So what am I presenting?  Two brand new presentations that I pre-piloted at University of Delaware last week.  They contains poem great information from my research as well as the What Happens On Campus Stays On YouTube book.  Here are some… Read More

Humbled to be joining the LEAD365 Team!

I’m excited to announce that I’m Joining the faculty of the Lead365 National Conference!  I’m incredibly humbled to be working with a team that includes many of my treasured colleagues, mentors and friends as well as speakers I have admired for years. As Lead365 describes itself: “Lead365 is the sponsoring organization of the Lead365 National Conference and home of a growing “virtual warehouse” of resources focusing on collegiate leadership development.  Designed for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals, Lead365 is committed to preparing collegiate leaders to effectively serve, producing individuals well-equipped for the work… Read More

Have You Made Yourself Clear? Leadership Lessons from Amelia Bedelia [REBLOG]

Originally posted on The Official Blog of the Lead365 National Conference:
As an early reader, I was constantly devouring books, taking special note of the ones that made me laugh and the ones that made me think. One of my early favorites? Amelia Bedelia. For those unfamiliar, the Amelia Bedelia book series was written by Peggy Parish as a a way to explain idioms and figurative language to kids. For example, when asked to make a sponge cake…she includes real sponges. When asked to draw the drapes, her boss returns to a picture…

3 Pieces of Advice Orientation Leaders Should Give First Year Students

Over the weekend, I had the privilege of speaking to the New Student Orientation Leaders at Keene State College in New Hampshire.  They were amazing, as orientation leaders always are, and made me feel welcome.  (Even singing me a special birthday song!) In preparing to talk to these student leaders, I reflected on my own experience working with first year students and having been an orientation leader.  I came up with a number of tips related to social media that staff working with first year students should keep in mind.  Below I’m… Read More