To PhD or not to PhD…that is the question.

I am not the first student affairs professional to ponder this question, and surely not the first person to pen a blog post under this clever title. It's self-explanatory, though. I'm considering applying for full time PhD programs. Cue excitement, fear, confusion, joy, GRE study books, inspiration, anxiety, budgeting... Generally speaking, I'm overall quite terrified by … Continue reading To PhD or not to PhD…that is the question.

There are some things I just can’t understand…

I am all about perspective-taking. I am all about meeting students where they're at. I am all about challenging my own assumptions. But sometimes, it's a struggle. And this past week was a real struggle. You might have heard that UConn is the basketball capital of the world. Last week, both our men's and women's … Continue reading There are some things I just can’t understand…

True Life: I’m a Sorority Woman

I'm spending this weekend traveling for my sorority, Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, Inc.,  which is giving me pause to consider this aspect of my identity and experience. I am proud to be a member of this organization, and since joining in 2007, I have been given many opportunities to embody and espouse our ideals … Continue reading True Life: I’m a Sorority Woman