Sigma Alpha Epsilon Year 2

As I look back on the past two years of being a part of a chapter that I can call my home away from home, I reflect on not only the growth that I have experienced personally, but I look at the change that I have seen within the chapter as a whole. Now, disclaimer:…

More Than Just a Mentee to Me

Sitting here at the end of my second year trying to put into words my experience of being a mentor is close to impossible. I think to myself and forget that being a mentor was part of my protocol because not once has it ever felt that way. When choosing a mentee I didn’t really…

American Sign Language (Society)

As I finish up my last semester taking actual sign language classes, I want to reflect on some of the things that I have learned and experienced being an American Sign Language minor. When I first came into college, I knew that no matter what major I was going to pursue, I knew that I…

Leading Through Communication

“The art of communication is the language of leadership” -James Humes Communication is an aspect of life that is used every single day when interacting with other people. Being able to communicate effectively is something very important not only when being a leader, but when interacting with others on a daily basis. Before entering COM…

Taking the Plunge

I would’ve never thought that I would be jumping into an ice cold pool in the middle of winter in front of all my peers, but being a part of this year’s leadership institute polar plunge lead team, my body has become numb to the feeling and I’m glad I could experience it. I never…

Dear Chad,

Dear Chad, The time has come. All your hard work and dedication has finally paid off and you are almost off to this new chapter in your life. You’ll dance at your last prom, you’ll take that last exam, you’ll walk down the halls of your high school one last time, and soon enough you’ll…

Greek Community Unites for Two Great Causes

Every year, the entire Greek community comes together for a week and we all support a philanthropy and raise money for them through various activities. This year, we had the pleasure to raise money for two amazing philanthropies, one being the Isabella County Child Advocacy Center and then other was for The Kristy Malter Memorial…

“Fighting for a Stronger Flint”

Growth and always learning about different places in this world is something that everyone needs to be educated on and to experience in life. Sometimes I feel as if I’m stuck in a little bubble. I only really know about life in the places that I live whether it be my hometown or my school,…

Thoughts on Being a Mentor

When I think of what a mentor is, the first thing that comes to mind is someone who can help another person by giving them their knowledge and wisdom within a certain topic or experience. I think of someone who can be almost a role model for that person. As I am finishing out my…

Lead with a Purpose

My first semester of college has been such a year of growth and development. I thought coming into this past year, I had a good understanding of what leadership is and what it means to be a good leader. I mean, I was accepted into one of the nation’s best program for leadership students, I…

A Diversity of Leaders

Throughout my life, I have gained the knowledge that their are many different kinds of leaders. Whether it be their personality or their leadership style, everyone has their own way of being a leader. One day in my leadership class, we had the pleasure to hear the stories of a few different leaders that are…

Learning lesson through tough experiences (HST110L)

Spring semester of your freshman year; the time where everything begins picking up the pace. The first semester was definitely for learning and adapting to the new world that is college, but once you have that first few months under your belt, the stress level definitely increases as you move forward. As part of our…