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4 Ways to Engage Alumni Advocacy for College Access Groups

March 9th, 2017

We are so thrilled to have 17 TRiO Alumni on our staff. Your alumni are an incredible source for advocacy. How you specifically engage your alumni will differ based on your geographic location, type of program, and program culture. However, as we work with alumni across the country, we have discovered a few key elements…

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The Power of Conformity

June 2nd, 2011

Why do people conform? Why do we do the status quo? What is wrong with changing things up a little bit and towards the front of the elevator? This Cand reminiscing. [youtube]   My freshmen year in college my geography professor, Dr. Chuck Ziehr, covered the topic of conformity in elevators and maybe even…

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Top 10 Leaders – What Do Leaders Say About Leadership?

March 8th, 2011

What does leadership mean to you? Seems like a simple enough question, right? I was working with a few students prepping for a leadership scholarship interview recently, and what leadership means to them. Who is your favorite leader, and what do they say about leadership?

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How to Start a Movement!

February 7th, 2011

One of my favorite leadership videos! Check out this view on how to start a movement, and how important the first follower is when getting a crowd motivated. [youtube=] One of the major points I take from this video is how important it is to have a core group of supporters surrounding you as you…

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