Cathy on a bike on Ryerson campus in black and white.
18 May 2017

Women On Bicycles

#RoadtoCACUSS 2017 is a wellness journey that will culminate in Student Affairs Professionals from across the country cycling from Toronto to Ottawa to attend the

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Sarah on her bike, Beast, with a child attachment so her son can ride with her. They smile at the camera, ready for a Ride...
06 Apr 2017

Goin’ the Distance: Training Notes from a Middle-Aged, Super-Feeler, Newbie Distance Cycler

#RoadtoCACUSS 2017 is a wellness journey that will culminate in Student Affairs Professionals from across the country cycling from Toronto to Ottawa to attend the

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
17 Jan 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story”

TEDGlobal 2009: The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie It’s a little known fact about me, but I absolutely love story. The idea

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One hand holds the pen; the other the magnifying glass. The book is open between them—we are going to look closely at that which we know.
21 Dec 2016

In 250 Words: In What Areas Should SA Take a Critical Look Inwards?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Student Affairs is full of passionate, caring people. It’s not a prerequisite, but it is the

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The Golden Circle (Why, How, What) is a launching pad for a hand drawn rocket (that looks like a light bulb) exploding off the page it's been drawn on. (Also, a red arrow pointing at "why" with the words, "Start here". 'Cause—fun!)
19 Dec 2016

Leading Through Intrapreneurship

Leadership is more complex than is used to be. A significant change is how it’s applied in today’s workplace. In his book Start with Why:

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The header from @RyersonSA's Twitter feed, with the "1005" followers circled in red with an arrow pointing to words: "So? What's next?"
22 Nov 2016

#RyersonSA: Past, Present, & Future

Last week we celebrated @RyersonSA reaching 1000 followers on Twitter. Now, I’m not going to lie—it feels nice to see a four digit number of

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Buds on a flower prepare to bloom, some blossoming much faster, but each opening in their own time, as set by their own ability to flourish.
24 Oct 2016

Finding Your Flourish: Deena’s Perspective on Jonah’s Story

Join Jonah on RU Student Life as he personally shares his search for academic success, then come back to read Deena’s reflection on how Jonah’s journey to

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She stands beneath the tree, one hand on its bark, looking up at her potential in the future.
05 Oct 2016

In 250 Words: Why Get a Postsecondary Education?

I’m still completely absorbed with looking for the deep meaning of education (thanks in no small part to John Hannah’s Open Letter to Students), but

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Ian and his boys, crouched by the lake, the perfect place to start a conversation.
27 Sep 2016

I Used To Think Just Like You

I used to think just like you. Growing up in a small community on the outskirts of the GTA I did all the “right” things

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In silhouette, a person leaps from on edge to another.
22 Sep 2016

Transitions, Intersections, and Thresholds: Thriving Through

Read about Deena’s experience with transition at Ryerson University’s Housing & Residence Move-In Day in Transitions, Intersections, and Thresholds. A few weeks ago, my three-and-a-half year

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09 Sep 2016

How Star Wars Relates to Mentoring

Have ever seen a Star Wars movie, or engaged with the Star Wars universe in any of its many forms? Are you familiar with “the

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Students and staff help new students moving into residence unload vehicles and prepare for undergrad
02 Sep 2016

Transitions, Intersections, and Thresholds

Last Sunday morning, I volunteered to help with Ryerson’s Housing & Residence  Move-In Day. My assigned task was “Pit Unload”. Amidst a team of student

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