The Need for Recognition

The annual IST staff/faculty award nominations came out a few weeks ago, and I was surprised to find I had been nominated for two of the four: Rising Star-someone who helps the organization get to a better place Community Builder-someone who helps to build community within the college. As Staff Advisory Committee president, I got…

Believe

Early in my senior year in high school, I was accepted to Texas A&M and North Texas State University (now known as the University of North Texas). I didn’t feel comfortable with large schools, so I chose NTSU. Shortly after that, my dad lost his job. For a year, I attended college, my dad searched…

Full Day

It has been an incredibly full month. I have two contracts running, my master’s class, work, a staff retreat to plan, and life. I don’t like times like this. I feel overwhelmed and underwater. Not that I can’t handle it. I just need to whine to release the pressure. It will all be good. Today…

Educause 2011

I like conferences. As long as they are within driving distance. That’s why this October, I got to attend Educase 2011…The “Big” Conference. It was big; but not as big as the ISTE Conference that I attended in Philadelphia in June. But I digress. This is just a quick rundown of my thoughts. Keynote Speaker:…