Posts

new student orientation guides
,

Three Crucial Tips for College Students in New Student Orientation Programs

For most students, going to college comes with a variety of thoughts and emotions. Excitement, fear, hope, anxiety, curiousity, and uncertainty are common feelings. Those feelings are often amplified if you're a first-generation college student…
,

20 Years Later. A Teen Mom Homecoming Achievement.

Have you ever achieved something that you didn't even consider pursuing because you didn't even know it was a "thing." Well, here's my teen mom homecoming achievement. 20 years I did just that when I was named Ms. University of Memphis 2000-2001. Teen…
, , , , ,

5 Actions to Take to Guarantee Success No Matter What College You Attend

I vividly remember the look of disappointment on my former vice president's face when I ran into him about five years after I'd last seen him. Our sons were the same age, and he asked me how mine was doing and I asked him the same question.…
Opportunities
, , , ,

What Opportunities Are You Missing Because You Aren’t Asking?

I was recently talking to a friend I have known for almost 20 years. She shared with me how her son's ex-girlfriend who she had not talked to since her son dated her at least five years ago. However, she was honored that she had simply called…
How My Life Became a College Course
, , ,

How My Life Became a College Course

When I walked onto the campus of the University of Memphis as a freshman and mother of a two-year-old in 1997. The last thing I ever imagined was that I would one day be a professor on that same campus. When I chose business as my degree the…