THROWBACK THURSDAY: It’s Complicated – My Relationship With Student Affairs (Part I)

NOTE: In honor of October being Careers in Student Affairs Month, and to celebrate ACPA’s #WhatsYourWhy campaign, I’m reposting one of my very first posts that explains why I joined the field. Enjoy and look out for the second part of my thoughts on delegation next week!

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Challenge & Support: The 2014 Version...
Challenge & Support: The 2014 Version…

Both ACPA and NASPA celebrate Careers in Student Affairs Month in October, and with ACPA’s #WhatsYourWhy campaign happening, I thought it would be a great idea for one of the first posts at GotDegrees to be about the profession that I fell into after several attempts to avoid it- student affairs administration. Part of me feels like a bit of reflection is good for the soul; the rest of me figures it’s a good way to further introduce you to me and what I’m about.

So here goes…

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PROTIP Phriday VI: Unbreak The Internet (With Duct Tape)

Amazing what $12.50 can get you these days...
Amazing what $12.50 can get you these days…

TWO SECOND GOTDEGREES PSA: Check out the new GotDegrees logo (courtesy of logogarden.com)! Now that we’ve been around for a bit and gotten some good exposure, I figured it was a good time to make it official and get one made that wasn’t something pieced together in Photoshop in 5 minutes…

Anyway, TGIPPThank God it’s PROTIP Phriday!

After a work situation early this week almost had me at the end of my rope (and hating anything under the age of 21 years old) and after bearing my black, corrupted soul to you all on Wednesday (for a very good cause- and thanks so much to all who responded positively!), it’s time for yet another round of PROTIPs. I’ve also got a WONDERFUL surprise for you at the end of this post as a token of my appreciation for your support and appreciation over the past six weeks. Really- it’s amazing. You’ll love it.

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It’s Complicated: My Relationship With Student Affairs (Part I)

Challenge & Support: The 2014 Version...
Challenge & Support: The 2014 Version…

With the largest student affairs professional organization in the US, NASPA, celebrating Careers in Student Affairs month in October, I thought it would be a great idea for one of the first posts at GotDegrees to be about the profession that I fell into after several attempts to avoid it- student affairs administration. Part of me feels like a bit of reflection is good for the soul; the rest of me figures it’s a good way to further introduce you to me and what I’m about.

So here goes…

Continue reading It’s Complicated: My Relationship With Student Affairs (Part I)