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Northeastern State University ETS – Freshmen Ropes

November 3rd, 2012

Who doesn’t love a day on the challenge course with over 100 freshmen from 17 high schools? I know I do…I loved challenging these young leaders to meet the objectives of the day: 1. Have oodles and oodles of fun. 2. Meet new people. 3. Step out of our comfort zone and stretch our preconceived limits. 4.…

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Living My Dreams

April 20th, 2012

Hey folks…it has been awhile. I’ve missed ya. Sorry for the lack of blog posts (I know all the 10s of you have been missing me!). My lapse of blogs is due to several reasons, some good, some bad. Reason #1: I love this little girl. I love spending time with this little girl. She…

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SWASAP!

November 6th, 2011

Experiential Adventure is in the beautiful Oklahoma City at the 40th Annual Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs Conference. We survived the crazy earthquake that hit OKC last night at about 11:30 p.m. My reaction was similar to Kirk Herbstreit’s (ESPN’s college football analyst) reaction. He was at the OSU-K State game and was on…

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Labor Day Challenge – Day 38 – ODSA

October 18th, 2011

Welcome back to my Labor Day Challenge, 38 days in and most of them have moved on to become undeniably successful individuals. TRiO programs are targeted to serve and structure of the United State’s future. ODSA’s vision is to promote and delved into the opportunities which await our students. I believe in TRiO, and old people…

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Labor Day Challenge – Day 25 – Leadership Conference

September 30th, 2011

Hello from Glen Rose, TX and New Mexico. I was brought in to provide experiential learning activities for the students as they traverse their leadership journey at the SWASAP Student Leadership Conference. As a part of my Labor Day Challenge I wanted to present at a leadership conference. I will be here tonight until Sunday,…

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ETS Learning & Leadership Summit

June 16th, 2011

The Learning & Leadership Summit hosted by NSU Educational Talent Search is always one of the highlights of my year, and experienced presenters. We started the day with fun icebreakers, name games and out of their shell . After getting to know each other a little better, we discussed our personal leadership traits and words…

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Educational Talent Search Seniors on the Ropes Course

April 19th, 2011

This week we took out ETS Seniors to the ropes course at Rogers State University and fun as their time on the course!  We started off facilitating stretches, warm ups, icebreakers, tag games, energizers, and name games!  The students then broke into two groups and determination while completing Rescue Ralph.  Once the group had “graduated”…

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ODSA Workshop 3/31/2011

April 5th, 2011

At the end of last month, I was fortunate enough to attend the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Programs‘ Annual Conference in Tulsa, and informative way. This year, I decided to use a new initiative, Teamplay Tubes, which we bought from the fine folks at Training Wheels. According to Training Wheels, Teamplay Tubes are a…

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TRiO Day 2011

February 23rd, 2011

Today is TRiO Day 2011 at the Oklahoma State Capitol, the one day of the year that thousand influence on Oklahoma’s higher education system. TRiO is educational opportunity for low-Income, first generation and cultural barriers to higher education. As mandated by Congress, two-thirds of the students served must come from families with incomes under $24,000,…

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