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Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Annual Conference

April 8th, 2013

I have been fortunate to be a member of the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance since 2006. ODSA is the state organization for the TRiO programs in Oklahoma, and inspirational individuals in my life. This conference was one of the best I have ever attended…thanks to everyone who made it a success! TRiO Works!

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Indiana TRiO Student Leadership Conference

February 14th, 2013

I had a great time at the Indiana TRiO Student Leadership Conference for a few reasons: 1. I had never been to Indianapolis before. 2. They paid for my hotel room…so I didn’t have to stay in a motel. 3. The students were some of the sharpest and creative students I have worked with. 4.…

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College Admissions Rank ‘Em

February 8th, 2013

Ever wondered what your participants thought was the most important reason for picking a college? College Admission’s Rank ‘Em will start the conversation amongst students about the different reasons for deciding on a future college. Number of Participants: You can use this activity with any size group, but to help with ease of communication, try…

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MAEOPP Conference Recap

November 14th, 2012

I love MAEOPP! These TRiO folks know how to throw a great conference, how to promote TRiO, and participants succeed. In the afternoon I was able to present a professional development workshop titled “Constant Motion.” Thanks to all who came and I will send you the sequencing list of activities ASAP! I can’t wait to…

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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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Oklahoma State University Student Support Services – The Music Makers

September 13th, 2012

This last Saturday I traveled to beautiful Stillwater, OK to interact with Student Support Services Students at Oklahoma State University. Early in the day we worked on leadership, camaraderie, and communication. After a great lunch and Dreamers of Dreams.” Check out our prezi below: [gigya src=”” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” allowFullScreenInteractive=”true” allowscriptaccess=”always” width=”550″ height=”400″ bgcolor=”#ffffff” flashvars=”prezi_id=3a247639a85e3ad8a62f70af46b88c3cf6a6080b&lock_to_path=0&color=ffffff&autoplay=no&autohide_ctrls=0″] I…

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TRiO College Admissions Rank ‘Em

March 12th, 2012

This activity is for all of my TRiO lovers out there! Do you want an activity to do with high school students who are interested in pursuing a post-secondary education? This is the one for you. As a counselor for Educational Talent Search, I have often caught myself lecturing my students about the different reasons…

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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 35 – Ozarka Leadership Conference

October 17th, 2011

This Thursday night Jerrod Murr and how much fun we had during the presentation. Jerrod and dreams. It is often hard for us to pay attention to the directions because we are so entangled in our conversations. This happened several times on the long trip through Arkansas. If you have ever traveled in Arkansas, you…

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