This year, the Student Leadership Team is excited to embark on new adventures, continue to advocate for all students, and finally see each other in person in Portland!
As we enter a year of resurgence, we’re fortunate to have a fearless, dynamic, and forward-thinking captain in Ashley Lax. I am proud to call her a colleague, NIRSA confidant, and friend.
I have spent much of my time lately reflecting on the year we’ve had and the present moment we’re in. I have viewed these monthly notes to you all as time capsules.
Fighters, all of us, wear battle scars to show where we have been. It is ok to do a little dance halfway up the mountain. It’s okay to take a rest and heal.
Everyone is different and what works for one person will not work for another. That is inclusive wellbeing.
How can your department position itself as an attractive campus employment opportunity for students? Christina Galli of UC Berkeley and Co-Chair of NIRSA's Student Staff Development Task Force talks "game theory."
With semesters coming to a close many of us find ourselves returning home or—in some cases—never having left. It is December and we are sitting in a pile of string.
Let’s sit down and study the intricate ways our minds make connection from the weight of our experiences, the conditioning of our environments, and the noises we have heard, absorbed, and rebounded.
Safe and inclusive—two words that've carried so much meaning throughout 2020. While the Series is currently refraining from holding in-person events, an emphasis on advancing this brand promise and inspiring a shared vision remains.
It takes a lot of energy to change and many of us are absolutely drained. This year has been an extended metamorphosis, so what stage are we in?