With the new calendar year comes exciting possibilities for change in the social media world. In the past year alone, the mechanics of several popular platforms have changed—LinkedIn is rolling out merged university and company pages, Snapchat introduced groups, Instagram launched saved posts, stickers, stories, live streaming, and new ways to engage with comments, Facebook changed … More Social Media Wishlist 2017
We’re about to head into a new calendar year. The average temperature outside hovers around freezing most days, and Seattle saw snow for the first time in years. Trees are barren and the holidays are upon us—fall quarter is definitely behind us. This time last year, I got off a plane in California and folded … More 3 positive changes I made in 2016
Thoughts from a (new) professional When I first considered entering the field of student affairs and pursuing a graduate education, a colleague and friend invited me to join the SAPro Facebook group with the intention of getting connected to others engaging in this work. I spent time scrolling through the page, imagining a day when … More What’s next for the Student Affairs Professionals Facebook page?
Let’s address the elephant in the room. I’m young. No, but really—I’m young. I’m 22. I never felt so aware or conscious of my age as I have in the last year of my life when I started this journey called graduate school and committed to working in higher education for the foreseeable future. When starting new … More The elephant in the room
I’ve been nervous about the dreaded job search since before I sat in a classroom as an #SAGrad last Fall. As a child of the Internet, I spend some of my free time online reviewing the narratives of others in this field. Post after post warned about the arduous job search ahead if you want … More #SAGrad and #SAPro: Not mutually exclusive