This past year has been a big one for me and SAE.  After being initiated into Michigan Delta Omega’s chapter of ΣΑΕ last fall, I have been elected to the role of Member Educator. Within this role, I am responsible for understanding curriculum set by our National Educators and organizing different workshops and meetings that ensure […]

Spark Expanded

  For the past three semesters, I have been blessed to coordinate the Spark Leadership Series at CMU. Over the summer, Natalie, another one of the coordinators, and I collaborated with the LI Staff to revisit the the Alpha Leadership program’s curriculum and projected learning outcomes in hopes to create a more challenging and intensive but still baseline […]

Substitute Fun for Fame

The FADER is a New York-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen. The FADER documents a range of emerging music, style and culture. Their issues give insight on up-and-coming artists in the music industry, and for the most part are really intriguing to read. Check them out.

Make your point.

Debate: the art of rhetoric.  Using persuasive language hopefully win a formal argument was the focus of “Introduction to Debate;” however, so many more leadership lessons were taught throughout the course. The first half of the course focused on developing our understanding of debate.  We read passages from famous published works, learned debate terminology, analyzed […]

The Alpha Experience

Ten total hours of leadership training.  Endless benefits and leadership lessons.  Alpha Leadership. Each week, we met with our same alpha lead group.  I was fortunate to be a part of the Blue “Om Nom Nommies.” Our mascot was Cookie Monster from the popular kids television show, Sesame Street. Alpha had a different theme every […]