ERMAHGERD! It’s Student Affairs!

Ah yes.  Those awkward teenage years.  A period that spawned this meme–meant to approximate the sound of speaking through an orthodontic retainer.  Interested in the history of the meme?  Check out this entry in KnowYourMeme and the video below. When you’re ready… it’s time for ERMAHGERD! ITH THUDEN AFFUTH! Got your own?  Through them in the comments below.

20 Memes to Get You Through Residence Hall Closing #ResLife

The following cross-post comes from the AMAZING, INCOMPARABLE Marci Walton.  Marci and I recently collaborated with Josie Ahlquist and Renee Piquette Dowdy in presenting a session at the 2015 NASPA convention on blogging in higher education in student affairs.  She’s great people.  Follow Marci on twitter. Originally posted at MarciWalton.com: Closing is upon us. The time of year when you go cross-eyed from paperwork, wonder if your student staff have been listening to you whatsoever, and brace yourself for nasty rooms. Any time you try to get thousands of people to do… Read More

When you play the Student Affairs Game of Thrones…

When you play the Student Affairs Game of Thrones… There is no middle ground. The end of the year comes with a flurry of activities and work for student affairs professionals.  In that spirit, and in honor of the return of Game of Thrones this weekend, a variation on the “brace yourselves” meme… For the residence life professional… For the academic advisor…  For the SAgrad… For all the higher ed professionals… And just for an added bit of fun…

12 Memes For When “The Dining Hall Is Out Of Chicken Tenders”

Anyone who has ever worked or been on a college campus knows that access to chicken tenders (and possibly even tater tots) is practically a basic human right.  When the dining hall runs out?  Trouble happens.  With that in mind, here are 15 memes for when “the dining hall is out of chicken tenders.” (The meme names are included and linked to their descriptions in case you’ve never seen them before.) Grumpy Cat Picard Facepalm Matrix Morpheus Ridiculously Photogenic Guy Cheezburger The Most Interesting Man in the World Sad Keanu Condescending Wonka… Read More

The Bacon Kitty George Takei Star Wars Experience

I’m not completely above baiting people with key buzzwords on occasion to get more traffic.  Bacon?  Check.  Cats and Kittens?  Check.  George Takei?  Oh my!  And Star Wars?  What a Wookie. This semester I had the incredible experience of taking MI621: Social Media for Managers in the Carroll School for Management at Boston College.  I learned a lot through this course, not only about social media itself, but how to teach with it.  The experiences was a bit meta.   One of the questions that frequently reappeared throughout the course, however, was: What… Read More