Staff and students share a laugh at a table
29 Jun 2017

On When a Fresh Coat of Paint Isn’t Enough

It was November 2015 and I was holding my last of a series of focus groups concerning a proposed rebrand of the former Work Study

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A view of City Hall and a Canadian flag in Nathan Phillips Square
19 Jun 2017

Truths & Aspirations: RyersonSA’s Critical Reflection on Past Failures and Future Growth

As we get engage in the nationwide Canada150 conversations and – tenuous – celebrations, RyersonSA chose to reflect on our past and consider our aspirations

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The RoadToCACUSS Ryerson crew pose for a team picture after a pre-departure prep meeting
02 Jun 2017

The Wheels Are In Motion

#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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22 Mar 2017

Connecting Student Learning to Your Student Conduct Process

Welcome to the inaugural #SAcdn Stories, an on-going initiative that highlights Student Affairs practices, thoughts, and learning from institutions across Canada. Follow along this week as

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A wooden wall with white arrows, red words popping: "assessment your way"
24 Nov 2016

Assessment and the Self: Assessing your Approach to Assessment

One of my favourite parts of being a graduate student is the affordance to think in a certain kind of vacuum. It’s a unique freedom and

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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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Student Leaders, ready to burst out of the stairwell to engage the crowd at Orientation.
24 Aug 2016

Asking the Obvious: Why Does Student Affairs Engage Students During Orientation?

This Sunday, after days (in some cases, weeks) of student staff training, Ryerson University kicks-off Orientation by moving 900+ students into Residence, followed by a

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A word cloud of my Reports Worth Reading article.
08 May 2015

Reports Worth Reading: What I Learned in Phase 1

“I like this idea of giving a human face to reports by making them an experience-sharing vehicle, rather than an admin ordeal.” — Françoise Soria,

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It's time to start thinking about our reports differently. Put the storytelling into our reflections.
04 May 2015

Reports Worth Reading: An Introduction

In Student Affairs, we all deal in the reflection process, almost on a daily basis. It’s intrinsic to the very work we do; it is

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09 Apr 2015

Staff Spotlight: Christina Halliday

Welcome to Staff Spotlight, where we give the members of #RyersonSA the opportunity to discuss everything from their own approach to the industry to their

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24 Nov 2014

Learning How to Bounce Back After Failure

This post was originally published on The Student Affairs Collective on November 11, 2014. One of the highlights of 2014 for me was seeing the

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20 Oct 2014

The Reciprocal Relationship between Startups and Student Affairs

A little over a year ago, my boss and I were locked in a stalemate. I believed that my being a marketing professional transplanted into the

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