Woman stands before a flowing river, watching it change before her.
22 Aug 2016

Who am I?: Understanding Your Ever Changing Self in Identity Development Theory

Who am I? Reading through student identity development theories, this is a question that we, as student affairs professionals, hope to help our students become

Mariam Hashemi 1
Laptop, professional development books, baby bottle—ready for learning on leave!
30 May 2016

Learning On Leave

Last Thursday I became a soccer mom. We took our 3 year-old to the park and watched him chase the ball with 15 other kids,

Lesley D'Souza 4
Hamza brings his introversion to the table, surrounded by extroverts.
20 May 2015

The Introvert’s Dilemma

Originally published on www.RoadtoCACUSS.ca For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be an extrovert. As a shy and socially awkward teen, I

Hamza Khan 0
Brandon smiled as a kid, and he stills smiles as an adult.
18 May 2015

I am a happy guy who wears glasses.

Originally published on www.RoadtoCACUSS.ca Over Mother’s Day weekend, I made my way to my hometown of Welland, Ontario for a weekend of family time before hitting

Brandon Smith 0
A Canadian Identity made up of many different cultures.
15 Apr 2015

The World’s Gone Global and So Has My Tribe: Reflections on Identity

Having returned to the mother country after 13 years abroad, I’m still waiting for the other shoe to drop. By this point, I should be

Caroline Konrad 10
11 Mar 2015

The Power of Being Different

Originally published by the Women In Student Affairs Knowledge Community on June 20, 2012: “The Power of Being Different”. I’ve always been a bit non-traditional

Valerie Bruce 2
11 Feb 2015

Like Our Students Do: My Recent Experience with Transition

I have been thinking a lot about change and transition lately. In truth, I have been thinking about it quite intensely for the past six

Rachel Barreca 0
20 Jan 2015

LINK: “Social Media…You Need Narrative” by Dr. Bob Deutsch

It looks like the business world is catching on to what Student Affairs has known for awhile—that storytelling is important, and is, in fact, at

RyersonSA 0
19 Jan 2015

6 Life Lessons I Learned From Dolly Parton

I love Dolly Parton. Like, I really love her. It started in my childhood in North Carolina in the late 70s and early 80s, when

John Austin 6
01 Dec 2014

My Beard & Me 5: Somebeardy to Love

My Beard & Me is an introspective series about identity and the things we use to define our identities (like my beard). Join me every

Lucas Gobert 2
26 Nov 2014

Vulnerability and Other Demons: The Importance of Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

My hands are sweaty and I can feel that vertigo sensation on my feet…What am I getting myself in to? Am I showing too much

Joana Londoño 3
20 Nov 2014

My Beard & Me 4: Accept or Reject; There Is No ‘Meh’

My Beard & Me is an introspective series about identity and the things we use to define our identities (like my beard). Join me every

Lucas Gobert 0